Free Museum Visits

Free Museum Visits

PITT ARTS’ Museum Visits are free only for undergraduate, graduate and professional students from the Pittsburgh campus with a valid Pitt student ID. All others must pay admission costs set by the participating museums.

 

Free Museum Visits are suspended during the Summer and resume in late August for the Fall and Spring Semesters. Please, review the safety protocols and admissions policies of the Free Museum Visits Partners before visiting their establishments.

 

Updated June 1, 2022

 

Free Museum Visits suspended May 31, 2022 will resume late August 2022

 

The Andy Warhol Museum is open to the public Saturday – Thursday 9:30 AM – 5 PM and Friday 9:30 AM – 10 PM. Pitt Students should reserve their timed entry at www.warhol.org and enter the promo code PITTSTUDENT at checkout to receive free admission. Students still must present their valid Pittsburgh campus ID upon arrival to gain free admission. 

 

The Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History are open Monday, Wednesday, Friday – Sunday, 10 AM –5 PM and Thursday 10 AM – 8 PM Closed Tuesday. Pitt Students may reserve their advanced timed tickets through either https://carnegiemnh.org/buy-tickets/ or https://cmoa.org/visit/. Either site will gain admission to both museums. When the students visit the website, they should select the student rate.  When they go to checkout, they will enter the promo code PITTSTUDENT and it will not charge them for the ticket. Students must present their valid Pittsburgh campus ID at the museums to access their free admission. In the galleries, nothing is permitted to be carried on one’s back, including backpacks, drawstring bags, and purses. Please leave umbrellas, briefcases, backpacks, and large bags at home. Only pencils, paper, notebooks and sketchbooks are permitted in the galleries; please do not bring pens, paints, or inks.

 

The Carnegie Science Center is open Wednesday – Monday, 10 am – 5 PM. Closed Tuesday. Pitt Students may reserve their advanced timed tickets by calling 412-237-2400 and speaking with a Visitor Service Representative. Students must present their valid Pittsburgh campus ID when the arrive at the Science Center to gain free admission. All tickets offered will be for timed entry every 30 minutes. 

 

Free Museum Visits suspended May 2, 2022 will resume late August 2022

 

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is open Saturday – Thursday 9:30 AM – 5 PM and Friday 9:30 AM – 10 PM. Pitt Students must present their valid Pittsburgh Campus Student ID to gain free admission. Learn more about safety protocols at  https://www.phipps.conservatory.org/tickets.

 

Free Museum Visits suspended April 29, 2022 will resume late August 2022

 

The Mattress Factory is open Thursday – Sunday, 11 AM – 6 PM and Wednesday, 11 AM – 8 PM. Closed Monday and Tuesday. All visitors must reserve their tickets online before arriving at the museum.  For information on reserving tickets , click HERE. Use ticket type “Discounted Admission” and enter the promo code PITT22 at checkout. When you arrive at the museum, you will need to show either a digital or paper copy of your e-ticket at the admissions desk. You will also be required to present your valid Pitt ID to receive your free admission. You may arrive at any time during your entry window. Backpacks are allowed, as are pencils, notebooks and sketchbooks.

 

The Senator John Heinz History Center and Fort Pitt Museum are open daily 10 AM – 5 PM. Pitt Students must present their valid Pittsburgh Campus Student ID to gain free admission.

 

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum is open Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM. Closed Sunday. Visitors and guests are encouraged to wear masks but not required. Pitt Students must present their valid Pittsburgh Campus Student ID to gain free admission.

 

Please note that group visits and tours must be arranged in advance. In addition, please check with your department prior to considering a tour that they are indeed willing to reimburse PITT ARTS for docent-led and other Group Visits.