Dining & Accessibility


No food or drink is permitted in the galleries. These hours apply Memorial Day–Labor Day.

Carnegie Café
Wednesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 
Monday 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Sunday & Tuesday: closed
Quality self-service dining. First floor front, near Fountain Entry.

Fossil Fuels
Wednesday–Saturday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday: noon–4 p.m.
Monday: noon-4 p.m.
Tuesday: closed
Family-friendly foods: sandwiches, salads, pastries, and a variety of beverages. Lower level rear, near CMNH elevator/stairs.

Wine & Snack Bar
Thursday: 4–7 p.m.
Wine, soda, and light healthy snacks. First floor front, at Carnegie Café.

Brown Bag Lunchroom and Vending Area
Open during museum hours. May be reserved by groups. Assorted vending machines and a large seating area. Lower level next to Fossil Fuels.

Sculpture Court
Bring your lunch with you and enjoy a meal outside in the open air.

In addition to museum dining options, visitors may go across the street to the South Craig Street restaurants, or stroll half a mile down Forbes Ave. into Oakland for a selection of family-friendly eateries and fast food.


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, 412.622.3228, rollam@carnegiemuseums.org.

Click here to read the CMP Notification/Resolution Procedure under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The museum is accessible for visitors with disabilities. Feel free to call ahead for questions or assistance at 412.622.3131.

  • All areas of the building may be accessed via ramps and elevators.
  • Strollers and wheelchairs are available in the first floor coatroom near the Forum Gallery, free of charge, on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Changing tables are located in most restrooms. A family restroom is located in the first floor rear.
  • Closed-captioning is offered on many video presentations.