Established in 1895 by Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a collection of four dynamic, distinctive museums: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. In 2013, the museums reached nearly 1.3 million people through exhibitions, educational programs, outreach activities, and special events.
We are the largest, most far-reaching cultural organization in the Pittsburgh region, known throughout the world for our vast art and scientific collections and research. We’re also a community leader in educational outreach, helping to teach more than 350,000 children a year through onsite and offsite education programs.
Our mission: To serve as a catalyst and source of growth and knowledge; offer a home to thinking and inquisitive children and adults; act as a collector, guardian, and interactive presenter of cultural and scientific treasures and ideas; and support the community by attracting visitors and promoting economic development.
More than 100,000 people call themselves Carnegie Museums Members from more than 25,000
member households. Carnegie Museums employs more than 1,000 people and directs more than $25 million to the region’s economy in salary and benefits.