Carnegie Museum of Art
- Carnegie Museum of Art offers a distinguished collection
of contemporary art that includes film and video works. Other collections
of note include works of American art from the late nineteenth century,
French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, and European and
American decorative arts from the late seventeenth century to the present.
Kiski Valley Historical Society - Glass, Steel, and
Aluminum industries were the economic growth engines for the A-K river
valley towns that grew in the shadow of Pittsburgh, attracting
entrepreneurs, immigrant labor, and union organizers. You are invited to
join in the efforts of the Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society to
preserve and celebrate the unique history of this region.
Pitt Museum - The Fort Pitt Museum is located where the
British and French erected the fortifications that protected their claims
to the early West and the Indian trade. The exhibits recount the struggle
that exploded into the French and Indian War and develop the story to the
founding of Pittsburgh.
Science Center - Carnegie Science Center offers
visitors of all ages a fun-filled, firsthand look at science and
technology. Explore the world from the ocean depths to the farthest
reaches of space flight; travel through the galaxy in a world-class,
interactive planetarium; see science come alive in three theaters; and
discover the sheer fun of science with more than 250 exciting, hands-on
Ligonier - Fort Ligonier you can relive the stirring
days of young Colonel George Washington, General John Forbes and the
encounters of the British and Americans against the French and Indians.
Enjoy the unique Fort Ligonier adventure: where your family enjoy the
excitement of our frontier heritage and the epic period of the clash for
empire between Great Britain and France.
Farms Nature Reserve - Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve
offers five miles of trails and 134 acres of sanctuary for animals, birds
and more. Its facilities include a Discovery Room for children, the
Education Building, the Teacher Resource Center, a Natural History
Library, and the Audubon Center for Native Plants.
Water Park - Enjoy fifteen twisting, turning, plunging,
and churning waterslides. There are pools for adults (including the
world's biggest hot tub) and pools for kids (including Wet Willie's
WaterWorks). Surrounding it all is the Lazy River, a gently flowing stream
where you can float on an inner-tube for hours. The park also offers a
Formula One Speedway, arcade, gift shop and more.
Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden - The Rodef Shalom
Biblical Botanical Garden is the largest of its kind in North America and
the only one with an ongoing program of research and publication. We
feature more than 100 temperate and tropical plants in addition to special
new program plantings each season.
- Hartwood is a 629 acre estate park and it's main attraction
is the Hartwood mansion. Designed in 1929 the mansion houses a fine
collection of English and American Antiques. A large part of Hartwood's
charm lies in its scenic setting. Reflect upon a time of elegance and style
while strolling through the formal gardens or hike or horseback along its
Children's Museum - Visitors to the museum can build and
launch airplanes from Flying Machines, riddle the Poodle Sphinx, raise
themselves up into human-powered elevators, learn about health and anatomy
with their seven-foot tall blue-haired mascot Stuffee, learn the basics of
street safety and enjoy the original puppets from Mr. Roger's Neighborhood
and much more.
Trolley Museum - At the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum you
can experience the sights, sounds and feel of an earlier era as a vintage
streetcar takes you on a three mile round trip and more than a century of
history! Climb aboard for a ride into the past!
Museum of Natural History - Travel back in time to the
land of the pharaohs; witness the awesome beauty of precious minerals and
gems; explore the practices and beliefs that link Native people to their
homelands; or discover the variety of life at the Earth's extremes.
Park - The park features thirty-one major rides,
including three wooden roller coasters, the fastest steel roller coaster,
the new Exterminator Roller Coaster, three water rides, and fourteen
Aviary - The National Aviary located in Pittsburgh
features more than 500 residents, representing over 200 different species of
Zoo & Aquarium - Located approximately five miles east of downtown Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is a 77-acre facility that is home to thousands of animals representing hundreds of diverse species.
Treasures Animal Park - Living Treasures is a wonderful
setting for a great family experience. The petting zoo is the thrill of the
day for young visitors, while the exotic animals fascinate young and old
Art and Historical Center - The Frick Art and Historical
Center is a fascinating complex of museums and historical buildings located
on over five acres of lawns and gardens in Pittsburgh. Exhibitions of fine
and decorative art are also presented. The Center is devoted to the
interpretation of the life and times of industrialist and art collector
Henry Clay Frick.
Warhol Museum - Inspired by Warhol's artistic vision,
The Andy Warhol Museum strives to be a dynamic art center and resource for
anyone who wishes to gain insights into contemporary art and popular