Special Hours and Free Admission Days at
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania…Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History invite visitors to enjoy extended hours or free admission on select days, now through March. Experience exhibitions such as Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story and Picturing the City: Downtown Pittsburgh, 2007–2010 at Carnegie Museum of Art. At Carnegie Museum of Natural History, visit M is for Museum, which presents touchable objects, games, and activities for kids and grownups to learn about science through real museum objects and science-related play. With more than 1,800 works of art and 10,000 natural history specimens, there's a lot to see and do at the museums!
Open Mondays for Martin Luther King, Jr., Day and Presidents Day
The museums will open their doors to visitors on Monday, January 16 (Martin Luther King, Jr., Day), and Monday, February 20 (Presidents Day), when schools and many businesses are closed. The museums offer a place for quiet contemplation, to celebrate freedom of expression and creativity, to consider the role of cultural diversity, and to explore science and the natural world. On these days, regular admission rates apply: adults, $17.95; seniors 65 and older, $14.95; and children 3–18 and students with valid ID, $11.95. Children under 3 are admitted free. Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Members always visit free! Admission includes both museums.
Free admission on Thursday nights in February and March
Admission to Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History is free to all visitors from 3:30 to 8 p.m. every Thursday in February and March. Normal parking fees apply. Parking is $5 per car after 5 p.m. Admission to paid Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Museum of Natural History programs, such as Culture Club ($10 for the program and one drink ticket), is not included. Free Thursday nights in March are made possible by a generous gift from The Jack Buncher Foundation.
The Carnegie ACCESS EBT $1 admission program
Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History, as part of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, are proud to honor the ACCESS EBT card $1 admission program. Present an ACCESS EBT card at museum admission desks to receive $1 admission for up to 4 people per visit. There is no limit to the number of times this benefit may be used per cardholder each year and Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History honor EBT cards from any state. Please note: the museums receive no government funding for providing this benefit.
Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Located at 4400 Forbes Avenue in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Museum of Natural History were founded by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1895. Two of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, they are nationally and internationally recognized for their collections. For more information, call 412.622.3131 or visit www.carnegiemuseums.org.