Carnegie Science Center
The work of astronauts comes to life in a new, permanent exhibit at Carnegie Science Center. “Space-Place” features full-size replicas of the International Space Station.
One of the most livable cities in the country, Pittsburgh boasts plenty of fun for the entire family this summer. The abundant rivers, cultural and historic venues make it easy to enjoy a day exploring educational, indoor or outdoor pursuits for a meaningful learning experience. Explore myriad museums, universities, parks, sports, art galleries, theatrical performances and concerts, or just hit one of these awesome area options for the perfect day out for the whole family.
In November of 1964, Frank Plaskon, of Mckeesport, was a 24-year-old Special Forces Ranger out of Fort Bragg, N.C. Frank was part of a team dispatched to the USS Requin now berthed on the Ohio River at the Carnegie Science Center.
Today marks the official start of summer, which means it was time for the annual Snowball Day at the Carnegie Science Center.
Carnegie Science Center is setting up a show with strings attached. Seventy guitars, about one-third of Connecticut resident H. P. Newquist’s collection, will be on display until September 30.
Tickets for “The Dark Knight Rises” at the Rangos Omnimax Theater will go on sale tomorrow. The final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy will be playing at the Science Center from July 20 to Aug. 19.
It sure didn’t take people long to discover the North Shore Connector of the Port Authority T System.
If you want to find a way to get your child excited about learning without all the mounds of homework and projects, take a look at this guide to some amazing, local classes that packs appeal to just about every kid out there.
A basketball shooting robot known as “Hoops” has been a Carnegie Science Center attraction for 17 years, but he is starting to show his age.
The long winter months can lead to cooped-up kids and cabin fever frenzies. Fortunately, March brings some fun events for just about everyone in the family.
Being cooped up inside all winter can be a drag, but here are some great indoor activities around the area that will keep you and the family feeling invigorated and refreshed.