Museums
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Did you know that there are approximately 850 million visits to museums every year in America? They contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. If you think about how marvelous museums are, these numbers make sense. Museums can transport you to old worlds, future worlds, worlds you never thought you could be a part of.

If you’re looking to add some of those unknown worlds to your day, check out our list of museums in the area. They are all within driving distance and offer a variety of topics that will enchant every member of the family.
Andy Warhol Museum
Andy Warhol Museum

117 Sandusky St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212   Directions

(412) 237-8300

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Celebrate the life and art of the Pittsburgh native pop icon at the Andy Warhol Museum. Andy Warhol influenced the world with his pop culture art pieces. Get a chance to view the world’s largest collection of his work, and see works by other artists who were influenced and inspired by him.

Carnegie Museum of Art
Carnegie Museum of Art

4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213   Directions

(412) 622-3131

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Art aficionados will want to stop by the Carnegie Museum of Art. This museum displays art dating from prehistoric times to the present from all over the world, although it mainly focuses on contemporary American and European works. See the masterpieces of famous artists from the past as well as modern artwork done in new media, like films.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Carnegie Museum of Natural History

4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213   Directions

(412) 622-3131

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Dinosaur lovers will not want to miss Carnegie Museum of Natural History, home to one of the finest Jurassic period collections in the world. Shiver under the skeleton of a massive T-Rex, travel to the world of the Ancient Egyptians pharaohs, listen to the pounding of distant drums in the Hall of American Indians and more. You’ll have so much fun with the attractions, you won’t even realize you’re learning at the same time!

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213   Directions

(412) 622-3131

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If you love history, art or science, you will definitely want to visit the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. The Carnegie Institute operates the Carnegie Museums, and two of the four facilities can be found alongside the headquarters. Visit the Carnegie Museum of Art and the Museum of Natural History in the same complex, or travel a bit to see the Carnegie Science Center and the Andy Warhol Museum.

Carnegie Science Center
Carnegie Science Center

1 Allegheny Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212   Directions

(412) 237-3400

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Unlock the great mysteries of our world and the galaxy at the Carnegie Science Center. See some of the changing technology, from the WWII submarine to the largest robotics display in the world. Interact with the exhibitions and attractions as you see the world in different ways. Feel like a giant as you tour the Miniature Railroad & Village and like a speck as you take in the world's most technologically sophisticated planetarium.

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

10 Children's Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15212   Directions

(412) 322-5058

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Young ones can let their imaginations soar at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Specially designed play areas and galleries provide entertaining, educational fun for kids. Toddlers have their own special area designed to suit their developmental needs. Older children will have a blast exploring the interactive attractions spread throughout the museum.

Fort Pitt Museum
Fort Pitt Museum

601 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222   Directions

(412) 565-2850

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Visit the site of the historic Fort Pitt Museum in downtown Pittsburgh. Strategically built at the forks of the Ohio River in 1759 and added onto in 1764, the current two-story museum first opened to the public in 1969. Learn about the role the Steel City played in shaping the United States through interactive exhibitions and attractions, and recently added artifacts.

Frick Art & Historical Center
Frick Art & Historical Center

7227 Reynolds St
Pittsburgh, PA 15208   Directions

(412) 371-0600

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Step back in time as you explore the exhibits and attractions at the Frick Art & Historical Center. Be transported into the Gilded Age through the collection of art and artifacts of the Frick family. The museum and its surrounding building transformed into a complex dedicated to the art, culture and refinement of the time under the guidance of Helen Clay Frick.

Mattress Factory Art Museum
Mattress Factory Art Museum

500 Sampsonia Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15212   Directions

(412) 231-3169

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View unique local art you can really get into at the Mattress Factory Art Museum. By get into, we mean you can enter a few of the room-sized installations created by in-residence artists. One of the few museums of its kind, the Mattress Factory presents groundbreaking forays into the world of social media not seen elsewhere.

Senator John Heinz History Center
Senator John Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222   Directions

(412) 454-6000

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Discover 250 years of local history at the Senator John Heinz History Center, from the drama of the French and Indian War up to the legendary match-ups of the Super Steelers. Appealing to a diverse audience, the History Center celebrates and commemorates all that is Pittsburgh.

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

4141 5th Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213   Directions

(412) 621-4253

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Honor all the men and women who served their country at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum. The only national museum dedicated to all branches of the military, from professional soldiers to citizens, Soldiers & Sailors offers a unique view of American history through interesting exhibits and attractions. See military artifacts and personal mementos from the Civil War to the present.

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