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RADical Day: Free Day

RADical Days is an annual ‘thank you’ to taxpayers, offering a chance to see the best of Allegheny County’s top cultural destinations free of charge! This year, RADical Day at Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History is Saturday, September 30, 2023.

To get your free RADical Day admission, please select September 30 as your visit date below.

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Super Science Saturday: Light

The days may be short on sunlight, but we’re going big on science! Explore qualities of light and luster across the natural world from the glitter of gems to the shine of an insect wing. Learn how animals adapt to thrive in the darkness. Compare cozy survival strategies that help animals and people weather the coldest months. This family-friendly celebration of science provides ideal things to do with kids ages 7–12.

Sponsors

Super Science Saturdays are sponsored by PA Cyber, TribLIVE, and Tender Care Learning Centers, a proud partner of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

PA Cyber Charter School, Super Science Activity sponsor
Tendercare Learning Center, Super Science Activity sponsor

Super Science Saturday:
Nature’s Amazing Machines

Nature often outsmarts us! Gather under the baobab tree to learn how animal ingenuity thrives within this ecological niche. Discover amazing feats of engineering within the natural world that humans have tried, and often failed, to recreate with technology. Get inspired by creative ways animals use tools and discover how biomimicry is paving the way for human innovation. This family-friendly activity focuses on things to do with kids ages 7–12.

Nature’s Amazing Machines was developed by the Field Museum, Chicago, in partnership with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, with generous support provided by the Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust and ITW Foundation.

Sponsors

Super Science Saturdays are sponsored by PA Cyber, TribLIVE, and Tender Care Learning Centers, a proud partner of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

PA Cyber Charter School, Super Science Activity sponsor
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Super Science Saturday: Booseum Trick-or-Treat

Looking for family-friendly things to do for Halloween? Join us for Booseum Trick-or-Treat!
Costumes are encouraged for a nature-themed Halloween celebration! Travel through the museum’s haunted halls to find creepy specimens. Friendly museum staff will help you take a closer look at things that might seem scary at first, like spiders and skeletons. Search for the clues to a scavenger hunt, earn stamps along the way, then redeem them for a goodie bag with all sorts of prizes! While supplies last.

Sponsors

Super Science Saturdays are sponsored by PA Cyber and Tender Care Learning Centers, a proud partner of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

Super Science Saturday: Black and Gold

How do we show our Pittsburgh pride? Bring on the black and gold! Discover local plants, birds, and bugs that use dazzling black and gold patterns to create their own homefield advantage. Connect with Pittsburgh’s mineral and industrial history in a museum scavenger hunt. Panthers, penguins, parrots and more – get ready to rally for the natural history of beloved local mascots! This line-up of things to do with kids is ideal for ages 7–12.

Sponsors

Super Science Saturdays are sponsored by PA Cyber, TribLIVE, and Tender Care Learning Centers, a proud partner of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

PA Cyber Charter School, Super Science Activity sponsor
Tendercare Learning Center, Super Science Activity sponsor