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Science Museums and Zoos

Pittsburgh Region

  • Antique Motor Coach Association of PA
    preserves the history of Pennsylvania's and Allegheny County's motor coach heritage.
  • The Carnegie Museum of Natural History
    Known for its Dinosaur Hall.
  • The Carnegie Science Center
    Recipient of the 2003 National Award for Museum Service, Carnegie Science Center inspires and entertains by connecting science and technology with everyday life. In addition to providing valuable scientific experiences, Carnegie Science Center engages in outreach programs that serve Pittsburgh's diverse community. The Science Center is located on Pittsburgh's North Shore along the banks of the Ohio River and is accessible to persons with disabilities.
  • National Aviary
    The National Aviary is home to over 600 exotic and endangered birds of more than 200 species from eco-regions all over the world! Located on the North Side.
  • Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
    Gallons of fun for a drop in the bucket! With 39 endangered species and nearly 4,000 animals, you'll marvel at the wonders of wildlife, all in naturalistic exhibits. Home to Pennsylvania's only major Aquarium and one of the top children's zoos in the nation.

United States - Directories

  • American Zoo and Aquarium Association
    Founded in 1924, the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums, now known as the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA), is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation. With over 5,500 members, the AZA is the largest zoo and aquarium organization in the world.

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  • Association of Science-Technology Centers
    Founded in 1973, ASTC now numbers more than 540 members in 40 countries. Science Center and Museum Members include not only science-technology centers and science museums, but also nature centers, aquariums, planetariums, zoos, botanical gardens, space theaters, and natural history and children's museums. You can search for a member by country and state.