Dining & Accessibility


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

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

Fossil Fuels
Monday, Wednesday–Saturday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 
Tuesday: closed
Fossil Fuels is our newly-renovated family-friendly dining area offering a menu of fresh soups, salads, sandwiches, kid favorites such as chicken nuggets and PB&Js, and a coffee bar.
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.

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.