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Carnegie Science Center Gets Spooky With Festive Laser Show



PITTSBURGH — Carnegie Science Center is inviting visitors to get in a spooky mood with its Laser Family Halloween show, which is set to open Monday, Oct. 18.

Laser Family Halloween features a variety of festive hit songs and vibrant displays of color choreographed by Buhl Digital Planetarium staff. The song list includes “Ghost Busters” by Ray Parker, Jr., “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson, the “Addams Family” theme song, and “Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett, among others.

The show will run for two weeks, beginning Monday, Oct. 18, and ending Sunday, Oct. 31. Weekday and Sunday show time is 3 pm; it will show at 3 and 7 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Cost is $2 for members and $8 for non-members; a $5 add-on price is available to those with general admission or who have purchased tickets for another laser show or an Omnimax movie.

The Science Center offers several laser shows year-round, including Laser Michael Jackson, Midnight Floyd, 80s at 8, Led Zeppelin, and Classic Rock. Show times and descriptions are available online.

About Carnegie Science Center
Carnegie Science Center brings the world of science alive for visitors of all ages. One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, the Science Center features hands-on exhibits, three live demonstration theaters, a four-story Omnimax theater, Highmark SportsWorks®, an interactive full-dome digital planetarium, a Cold War-era submarine moored on Pittsburgh’s Ohio River, the world’s largest and most comprehensive robotics exhibition, and a world-renowned model railroad display. Carnegie Science Center is located at One Allegheny Avenue on Pittsburgh’s North Shore next to Heinz Field. Visit, or call 412.237.3400 for more information.

About Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1895, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a collection of four distinctive museums dedicated to exploration through art and science: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. In 2009, the museums reached more than 1.2 million people through exhibitions, educational programs, outreach activities, and special events.


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