Planning a Visit
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When to go. How to get there. Where to park.
You’re now officially out of excuses for not visiting.
Below is standard information you'll need for planning a visit. For updated daily information about
the four Carnegie Museums, visit our online calendar.
Now Open Thursday Evenings! *Special Summer Hours: Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History are open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day.
*Special Summer Hours: Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History are open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Admission (Includes both museums)
The museum operates a six-level parking facility for cars and small vans. The lot is located directly behind the museum and can 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. Rates for the parking facility are as follows:
The Museum of Art Café is open for lunch Monday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A snack bar is available on Thursday evenings from 4-7 p.m., with wine, soda, and light snacks. Carnegie Museum of Natural History's Fossil Fuels Cafe, which is located on the museum's lower level, offers a variety of tasty sandwiches, baked goods, fruit, drinks, gourmet coffee and more. Fossil Fuels is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
Onsite parking: $3 for CMP members; $5 for all others.
Half-Price Friday Nights
Parking is located one block north of
the Museum on Sandusky Street ($7). Additional public parking is available behind the Museum in the General Robinson Street parking garage (average $6, prices may vary during nearby stadium events).
The Warhol Café, open during museum hours and accessible without admission, serves seasonal light meals: soups, salads, sandwiches, homemade pastries, wines, and microbrews.
Note: Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is committed to making its exhibitions, programs, and services accessible to everyone, including those with special needs. If you experience a problem in this regard, please contact Maureen Rolla, ADA Coordinator, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, contact Maureen Rolla at 412.622.3228. Read the CMP Notification/Resolution Procedure under the Americans with Disabilities Act.