Visit a Pittsburgh Museum

Pittsburgh's world-class art, science and history museums will entertain, educate and provide the "Wow" to visitors of all ages. Many of the major museums in Pittsburgh are located in the Oakland, North Side, North Shore and downtown sections of the city, so chances are, if you are visiting the Steel City you won't be far from the any of these inspiring and magical destinations. 

 

Check out the brief museum "about us" below and start planning your visit to a Pittsburgh museum today!

 

Carnegie Science Center

 

Located in the heart of Pittsburgh's North Shore between Heinz Field and Rivers Casino, Carnegie Science Center is a family attraction close to downtown and sits along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail. Whether you're seeking a science adventure, or just looking for things to do in Pittsburgh, Carnegie Science Center is a fun-filled destination guaranteed to ignite the “Wow!” in everyone.
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Address: 1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone: (412) 237-3400
Website: www.carnegiesciencecenter.org

 


 

Carnegie Museum of Art

 

Carnegie Museum of Art is arguably the first museum of contemporary art in the United States, collecting the “Old Masters of tomorrow” since the inception of the Carnegie International in 1896. Today, the museum is one of the most dynamic major art institutions in America. Our collection of more than 30,000 objects features a broad spectrum of visual arts, including painting and sculpture; prints and drawings; photographs; architectural casts, renderings, and models; decorative arts and design; and film, video, and digital imagery.
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Address: 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 622-3131
Website: www.cmoa.org

 


 

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

 

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, is among the top natural history museums in the country. It maintains, preserves, and interprets an extraordinary collection of artifacts, objects, and scientific specimens used to broaden understanding of evolution, conservation, and biodiversity. Carnegie Museum of Natural History generates new scientific knowledge, advances science literacy, and inspires visitors of all ages to become passionate about science, nature, and world cultures.
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Address: 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 622-3131
Website: www.carnegiemnh.org

 


 

The Andy Warhol Museum

 

The Andy Warhol Museum tells Andy Warhol’s story and explores his legacy through the largest collection of Warhol art and archives in the world.
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Address: 117 Sandusky St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone: 412-237-8300
Website: www.warhol.org

 


 

Heinz History Center

 

Devoted to the history and heritage of Western Pennsylvania, the History Center is Pennsylvania’s largest history museum and a proud affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. he Senator John Heinz History Center family of museums and programs includes the Heinz History Center, Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, Fort Pitt Museum, Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, Detre Library & Archives, and the new Museum Conservation Center.
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Address: 1212 Smallman St. Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-454-6000
Website: www.heinzhistorycenter.org

 


 

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

 

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is a place that delights and inspires children, where they can take off on fantastic flights of imagination daily, and return to earth to splash in a river, hammer a nail and ink a silkscreen. Named one of the nation’s top 15 children’s museums by Parents magazine in 2015, the Museum welcomes over 306,000 visitors annually and provides tons of fun and loads of “real stuff” experiences for play and learning.
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Address: 10 Children's Way Allegheny Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone: 412-322-5058
Website: www.pittsburghkids.org

 


 

Mattress Factory Museum

 

Founded in 1977, the Mattress Factory is a contemporary art museum and experimental lab featuring site-specific installations created by artists in residence from around the world.
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Address: 500 Sampsonia Way Pittsburgh PA 15212
Phone: 412-231-3169
Website: www.mattress.org

 


 

 

Check out these upcoming Pittsburgh museum events:

 

 

Celebrate Patriot Day at the History Center

9/11/2019

Reptiles: Live!

20/01/2019 - 19/05/2019

Celebrate Patriot Day at the History Center

11/09/2019

 

Reptiles: Live!

1/20/2019 - 5/19/2019

 

 

Celebrate Patriot Day at the History Center

9/11/2019