Visiting the Museum

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Hours

NEW HOURS FOR 2014!
The museum will now be open on Mondays and will be closed on Tuesdays instead.

Monday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday: noon–5 p.m.  

Holiday Closures
The museum will be closed: April 20, 2014 (Easter); Nov. 27, 2014 (Thanksgiving); Dec. 25, 2014 (Christmas). Please check the homepage for updates. If the weather is inclement, please check WTAE, WPXI, or KDKA for snow closings before planning your visit. 

Summer Hours
The museum will be open 7 days a week during the summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day). See daily hours above; Tuesdays open 10 a.m.–5 p.m.  

Lozziwurm
The Lozziwurm playground is free of charge and is open during normal museum hours until dusk.   

Admission

Adults: $17.95
Seniors (65+): $14.95
Students with ID/Children age 3–18: $11.95
Members/Children under 3: Free

Admission cost includes admission to Carnegie Museum of Natural History. See our current Discounts & Offers.
  

ACCESS/EBT
Cardholders pay $1 per person, up to four people per card. 

Student Admission
Students with valid ID from these universities are admitted free: Carnegie Mellon University, Carlow University, Chatham University, Point Park University, and University of Pittsburgh (during fall and winter semesters only). Some restrictions, set by the university, may apply. Offer is subject to change. Please contact your university for details.

Group Discounts
To receive a group discount, your visit must be scheduled in advance through the Group Visits office at 412.622.3289 or GroupVisits@carnegiemuseums.org. Learn more about our group tours.

Reciprocal Members
Visit the Membership site for a list of reciprocal museums. For members of other museums, please check with your institutions for a list of their reciprocal museums.
 

Directions

Carnegie Museum of Art is located in Oakland, in the east end of the city of Pittsburgh (Allegheny County). We are within walking distance of Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, UPMC, and Magee Women's Hospital.

 

Public Transit
Bus information is available from the Port Authority of Allegheny County. Routes that go near the museum include South Craig Street at Forbes Avenue (museum parking lot) or at Fifth Avenue (three blocks from museum).

GPS Coordinates
40.443901, -79.950337, N 40° 26.6341', W 79° 57.0202' 

Driving Distances & Direction Links
Pittsburgh International Airport: 16 miles/25 km
Downtown Pittsburgh: 2 miles/4 km
Akron, OH: 120 miles/190 km
Altoona, PA: 95 miles/155 km
Baltimore, MD: 250 miles/400 km
Buffalo, NY: 220 miles/355 km
Cleveland, OH: 130 miles/210 km
Columbus, OH: 190 miles/300 km
Erie, PA: 130 miles/210 km
Harrisburg, PA: 203 mi/327 km
New York City: 380 miles/610km
Philadelphia, PA: 310 miles/500 km
Washington, DC: 250 miles/400 km
Wheeling, WV: 60 miles/100 km

Parking

The museum operates a six-level parking facility for cars and small vans. The lot is located directly behind the museum and may be accessed from the intersection of Forbes Avenue and South Craig Street. Clearance is 6' 8", with upper deck parking for larger vehicles (full-sized vans, campers, etc.). Bus and motorcoach parking is available in the bus lanes adjacent to Phipps Conservatory on Schenley Dr., behind the Carnegie Museums. Parking fees are CASH ONLY.

Weekdays
0–1 hour: $3
1–2 hours: $4
2–5 hours: $5
5–6 hours: $10
over 6 hours: $15

Evenings
$5 for entry after 5 p.m.

Weekends
$5 (all day)

Cafés

The Museum of Art Café is open for lunch Monday and Wednesday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., closed Sunday and Tuesday. A snack bar is available on Thursday evenings, offering wine, beer, fresh fruit, cookies, and candy bars until 7 p.m. The Fossil Fuels Café, which features gourmet coffees, beverages, and light fare, is open Monday and Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., and closed Tuesday. The Brown Bag Lunch Room/Vending Area is open during regular museum hours.

Museum Store

The Carnegie Museum of Art Store carries a variety of exhibition catalogues, posters, slides, postcards, and unique gift items. 

Tours

Learn more about tours available for individualsadult groups, and members.

If you're a teacher interested in tours for students K–12, learn more in our Educators section.