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Carnegie Science Center to reopen to guests on June 29

PITTSBURGH — Carnegie Science Center on Pittsburgh’s North Shore will reopen to the public Monday June 29 with new guidelines in place to ensure safety.

The Science Center will be limiting the number of visitors in the building to 25% of capacity and controlling the flow of guests throughout the exhibits. There will be timed ticket to help spread out guests throughout the facility. You’ll see additional hand sanitizing stations through the museum.

Sundays from 10 a.m. until noon will be reserved for people who are vulnerable/at-risk. The building capacity will be limited even more during this time.

All employees will be wearing masks and will be screened before their shifts.

Some exhibits that cannot be sanitized as often will be closed including the Ropes Challenge, SkyTykes Ropes Course and Rock Wall in the Highmark Sports Works, as well as some interactive exhibits in the Litter Learner Clubhouse.

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition has been extended.

Information for Guests:

  • Face masks that cover the nose and mouth are required except for children under age 2 or those with medical conditions.
  • Maintain at least six feet between your group members and others.
  • Use hand sanitizer before and after you interact with exhibits.
  • Stay to the right on the ramps and stairs and only use elevators if necessary.
  • Purchase tickets online, in advance of your visit.
  • If you must purchase at the ticket counter, please use a credit card or touchless payment.
  • Limit elevator use.