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Celebrate with dinosaurs, discover secrets of DNA, and learn what it is like to be a scientist in the field at Super Science Saturdays! Visitors can explore a topic in-depth through hands-on activities, experiments, demonstrations, discussions with museum experts, family-friendly activities, and more. Super Science Saturdays are free with museum admission and are from noon–4 p.m.




Super Science Saturday: Jurassic Day 

June 17
Noon—4 p.m.
Free with museum admission

Wander through our world-class Dinosaurs in Their Time exhibition, and take part in hands-on, dinosaur-themed activities! Meet reptiles from the museum’s living collection, and ask museum paleontologist Dr. Matt Lamanna all of your dinosaur questions. Use tiny tools to “excavate” chocolate chips out of a delicious treat, and try your hand sifting through dirt in search of tiny fossils. Check out a Jurassic Park Jeep and other movie memorabilia, and watch the Jurassic Park movies in the Earth Theater. Even meet our spinosaurus puppet at a day that’s all about dinos!


Super Science Saturday: Scientist Takeover 

July 22
Noon—4 p.m.
Free with museum admission

Did you know that paleontologists, botanists, zoologists, and many other scientists are studying nature and making discoveries at the museum? Meet real scientists, and learn more about what they do.


Super Science Saturday: Whiskers and Woofs 

August 19
Noon—4 p.m.
Free with museum admission

Spend a day at the museum learning all about dogs and cats! Meet area dogs with jobs and adoptable kitties. A local veterinary hospital will be on-site to answer any dog and cat related questions. All guests will receive a special present for their furry friends if they show a photo of their dog or cat!

Sponsored by PA Cyber, MedExpress, and Tender Care Learning Centers, a proud partner of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. 

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