Let’s face it—it’s too cold to do anything outdoors! If you’re bored and wondering what to do with the family this winter, you’ll love these indoor activities in Pittsburgh.

1. Carnegie Science Center

Indoor Activities in Pittsburgh

With plenty of options for kids, the science center is a great option. There are four floors of interactive exhibits.

2. Children’s Museum

Indoor Activities in Pittsburgh

For those with little ones, the museum will open at 9 a.m. on Saturdays in January, February and March.

3. Phipps Conservatory

Indoor Activities in Pittsburgh

For those who caught Phipps’ magical holiday show, they turn things around in just one week with their orchid and tropical bonsai show, which opens Jan. 13th.

4. Heinz History Center

Indoor Activities in Pittsburgh

There’s a lot going on this winter at the history center, celebrating 250 years of Pittsburgh’s history. In January, there’s Girl Scout Badge Day, February is a Galentine’s Day Yoga and a Vintage Pittsburgh event in March.

5. Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Indoor Activities in Pittsburgh

There’s always plenty to do at the Carnegie Museum. They even offer home school classes!

6. Arsenal Lanes

Indoor Activities in Pittsburgh

Arsenal Lanes has been around since 1938 and made for plenty of memories from Pittsburghers. Friday and Saturday nights the bowling alley is open until 2 a.m.

7. Neville Roller Dome

Indoor Activities in Pittsburgh

If you loved roller skating growing up and want to show your children how it’s done, this old school roller rink offers family skate times throughout the week.

8. Main Event 

Indoor Activities in Pittsburgh

The newly opened Main Event in Robinson’s motto is “Eat. Bowl. Play.” Enjoy burgers, drinks and bowling with the family at this spot near the Robinson Mall.

9. RMU Island Sports Center

Indoor Activities in Pittsburgh

Go skating indoors or take skating or hockey classes or even try your hand golfing all at this sports center.

10. National Aviary

Indoor Activities in Pittsburgh

The nation’s premiere bird zoo is home to penguins, owls and more.

11. The Monroeville Convention Center

Indoor Activities in Pittsburgh

Take the family to winter events like the Pittsburgh Boat Show, the Allegheny Sport, Travel and Outdoor Show and more.

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