Things to Do in Pittsburgh

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The Andy Warhol Museum, in the artist's hometown, is seven floors of Warhol art and material, including the late artist’s drawings, prints, paintings,... Read More

One of 1,700 libraries that Andrew Carnegie built, the Carnegie Library Music Hall stands out for its exquisite architectural elements: hand-cut Italian... Read More

Some of Pittsburgh’s greatest assets are its museums and cultural institutions. Of them, the Carnegie Museum of Art is one of the finest. It’s a vast... Read More

Browsing the collections at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History is a great way to spend an afternoon or rainy day, especially with children in tow.... Read More

The Cathedral of Learning is one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks, standing as a beacon to mark the University of Pittsburgh’s main campus in... Read More

One-stop shop for fashion, body, home, and food in a converted ice factory. Products are sourced from artisans and fair-trade companies in over 40... Read More

The brilliant Frank Lloyd Wright designed his masterpiece to straddle a forest waterfall, and the resulting home, built as a bucolic escape for a... Read More

The Frick Art and Historical Center is more than just a museum. It houses collections of artwork spanning Italian renaissance paintings, Chinese... Read More

Rent a mountain, recumbent, tandem, or surrey. Read More

Heinz Hall sits at the center of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District and is one of the city’s great concert halls and showplaces. The nearly 3,000-seat venue... Read More

Founded in 1977, this Pittsburgh contemporary art space also functions as a laboratory for international artists-in-residence to create immersive... Read More

Created in 1955 to keep post-war businesses from relocating, Pittsburgh's Mellon Square not only accomplished that, but continues to attract city... Read More

Pittsburgh’s central North Side is famous for its Mexican War Streets, an enclave of exquisitely restored 18th-century row houses that date from the... Read More

If you’re an out-of-towner, set aside some time at sunset to ride up to the Mount Washington overlook on the Monongahela Incline. It’s one of the oldest... Read More

Next door to the Country Pie Shoppe, this old-fashioned space stocks penny candy, fudge, and handmade wooden toys. Read More

Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory is charming year-round and an excellent spot to bring the kids to wander through the amazing botanical collections.... Read More

Because of PNC Park’s orientation on the banks of the Allegheny River, most fans enjoy a sweeping panorama of Roberto Clemente Bridge. Read More

A tour of the National Historic Landmark Carrie Furnaces provides a solid sense of how massive an impact the steel industry had on Pittsburgh’s growth... Read More

Rowhouse Cinema is a single-screen theater presenting cult classics like The Big Lebowski and Jaws. Read More

For a truly comprehensive story of Pittsburgh’s beginnings, industrial might, decline, and rebirth, head to the Heinz History Center. It’s located... Read More

Mary Miller has an insatiable appetite for exploring Pittsburgh and grazing the city’s best eats, and her tour company, the Fork and the Road, invites... Read More

Where the Allegheny and Monongahela meet to form the Ohio River, 22 miles of riverside paths wind throughout the city limits—and are best explored... Read More

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