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Carnegie Library Lecture Hall

Located inside the Carnegie Museums and Library complex in Oakland, the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall seats just over 600 people.


Carnegie Library Lecture Hall Seating Chart


Most events in the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall are general admission. Download a detailed seating chart

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Parking & Driving Directions

Parking is located at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. The museum operates a six-level parking facility for cars and small vans. The entrance is located at the intersection of S. Craig Street and Forbes Avenue.


We offer Hearing Assistive Devices at every event. ASL and CART services can be scheduled upon request. If wheelchair accessible seating is needed, please notify the ticket service representative at the time of purchase. Service animals are welcome at all of our events. If you have questions about the physical access provided, please contact us by email info@pittsburghlectures.org or by phone (412.622.8866) in advance of your participation or visit.

There is a recently updated accessible entrance at the Lecture Hall with an easy-to-use lift through the doors to the right of the stairs of the main entrance.

Additional wheelchair accessibility for the Carnegie Lecture Hall is available through the Portal Entry, located in the Carnegie Museums parking lot. We would be happy to arrange for someone to meet you at the Portal Entry so that you may take the Museum elevators up to the Carnegie Lecture Hall.

Text Venue Description

The Carnegie Library Lecture Hall seats about 600 patrons, and is typically used as general admission, open seating. The central seats that are directly in front of the stage are accessible by aisles on both the left and right side in rows A though G, with row H having just 2 seats on each side, for 8 rows total. These seats are on the first floor and require no steps to access. Rows A through G are 15 to 19 seats long. There is wheelchair seating in the first row and in the middle of the back row of the first floor.

There is more seating in the upper level, with 9 rows lettered row A through J in 4 separate sections in a half-circle around the stage. The seating is accessible by a stairs on both the left and right sides.