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Carnegie Museum of Natural History is a place of adventure, discovery and education that welcomes everyone to enjoy the wonders of its collections and exhibitions. Founded in 1895 by Andrew Carnegie, the museum has maintained an international reputation for its ongoing research and discovery that create a better understanding of the history of the earth and its inhabitants. Today, the museum is ranked among the top five natural history museums in the country and features 20 exhibition halls including the blockbuster Dinosaurs in Their Time.

What's New

Paleontologists Announce Discovery of New Dinosaur Notocolossus, One of the Largest Known Land Animals

Press Releases

February 8, 2016
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announces the Winner of the 2015 Carnegie Mineralogical Award

January 20, 2016
Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs

January 18, 2016
Paleontologists Announce Discovery of New Dinosaur Notocolossus, One of the Largest Known Land Animals

December 22, 2015
$399,000 Spencer Foundation grant expands collaboration between Carnegie Museum of Natural History and University of Pittsburgh

December 14, 2015
Director of Carnegie Museum of Natural History Attends Repatriation Ceremony

December 3, 2015
Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Documentary Scientist Search

June 18, 2015
Carnegie Museum of Natural History presents Out of This World! Jewelry in the Space Age

June 16, 2015
Eric Dorfman named Director of Carnegie Museum of Natural History

May 11, 2015
Restoration of Diplodocus carnegii statue begins at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

March 19, 2015
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announces Super Science Series Schedule for March–December 2015

March 3, 2015
Free Admission in March at Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History

February 16, 2015
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announces the Winner of the 2014 Carnegie Mineralogical Award