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“As exciting as I remember..... As a kid”

Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Ranked #4 of 170 things to do in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Carnegie Museum of Natural History is the place for kids to discover science and the wonders of the natural world. Dig for bones in Bonehunters Quarry, get hands-on with real and replica specimens in Discovery Basecamp, grind corn in a Hopi home, and more. Dinosaurs are just the beginning! Free family-activities, touchables, and Bonehunters Quarry available each weekend and weekdays during the summer.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Baby buggy parking, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Stairs / lift
Nokomis, Florida
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38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“As exciting as I remember..... As a kid”
Reviewed 9 December 2013 via mobile

It's a very nice museum. Dinosaur exhibits are very nice, and the place never seems to end.... At least it feels that way. I will be back.... In another 20 years.

Visited November 2013
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Spring City, Pennsylvania
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577 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Wonderful exhibits for children and adults”
Reviewed 6 December 2013

My pre-school grandchildren really enjoy the displays of dinosaurs and the fossil-digging area. Very nicely laid out museum and I look forward to spending more time there.

Visited November 2013
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“A museum with lots of variety”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

From natural history to exotic art exhibits, the Carnegie will never disappoint you and you family. The international 2013 exhibit is going on right now which has a fantastic variety of art and installations.

Visited September 2013
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“One of the best”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

This is a big museum, with a wide variety of exhibits. In addition, the architecture of the museum itself is something to see. They couldn't build a museum like this today.

Visited November 2013
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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51 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Nice museum”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

We usually visit the museum when there are new exhibits on display we wish to see. I like the fact that one price gets you into both the natural history and art museums.

Visited March 2013
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