Visiting the Museum

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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. 

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


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.

Pennsylvania ACCESS Card 
Present your Pennsylvania ACCESS card and receive admission for up to four people at $1 each. Discount is valid at Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History. Not valid with any other offer or group rate. Visitors must present their Pennsylvania ACCESS card along with a photo ID to receive the discount. Funding for this program was provided by a grant from BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania. 

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.

Active Military Personnel

Active military personnel receive 50% off admission to Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. Offer is valid for up to four people per military ID.

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

Reciprocal Members

Please visit the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh 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.


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


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.

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

$5 for entry after 5 p.m.

$5 (all day)

This fall Eichenlaub Inc. will be enhancing the landscape, walkways, and paths of the museum's parking lot, all while incorporating the original vision of CMOA landscape architect Dan Kiley. Take a virtual tour of the changes that will be happening here.


The Museum of Art Café is open for lunch Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. A snack bar is available on Thursday evenings from 4–7 p.m.offering wine, beer, fresh fruit, cookies, and candy bars. The Fossil Fuels Café, which features gourmet coffees, beverages, and light fare, is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–4 p.m., and Sunday, 12 p.m.–4 p.m.

CMOA Design Store

The newly renovated, contemporary space features exclusive design objects from Flos and Tom Dixon; inspired jewelry from Pyrrha and Delphine Leymarie; and Pittsburgh’s best selection of art books, ranging from fashion and interior design to photography and architecture. Proceeds from CMOA Design Store support the museum’s exhibitions and educational programs.


Learn more about tours available for individualsadult groupsmembers and educators