Museums In Pennsylvania
Allegheny County

When you visit Pittsburgh PA on a vacation, stop by one of the museums in Pennsylvania in Allegheny County PA.

Kids will enjoy the natural science museums, history buffs will enjoy the military museum, and the whole family will enjoy a day or two spent visiting them.

The Andy Warhol Museum
117 Sandusky St
Pittsburgh PA 15212
412-237-8300

Tues-Thurs 10 AM-5 PM, Friday 10 AM-10 PM, Sat-Sun 10 AM-5 PM

  • 4000+ works
  • 17 galleries
  • One of the museums in Pennsylvania with traveling exhibits
  • Music performances
  • Programs

http://www.warhol.org
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Pittsburgh Andy Warhol Museum peacock painting

Bayernhof Museum
225 St Charles Place
Pittsburgh 15215
412-782-4231
http://bayernhofmuseum.com

  • Displays of music boxes, antique automatic musical instruments


Carnegie Museum of Art
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh 15213
412-622-3131
www.cmoa.org

Tues-Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Thursday 10 AM-8 PM, Sunday 12-5 PM

  • 35,000+ art works including sculptures, paintings, film, video, photography
  • Special exhibits
  • Art classes
  • Programs

Carnegie Museum of Natural History
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh 15213
412-622-3241
www.carnegiemuseums.org/cmnh

Tues-Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Thurs 10 AM-8 PM, Sunday 12-5 PM

  • Dinosaur collection
  • 20 galleries
  • 21 million specimens - about 1% on display
  • Educational programs

Carnegie Science Center
One Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh 15212
412-237-3326
www.carnegiesciencecenter.org

museums in Pennsylvania white Carnegie Science Center building with red letters on green grass in Pittsburgh PA, Allegheny County PA

Sun-Fri 10 AM-5 PM, Saturday 10 AM-7 PM (closed Steeler home game Sundays)

  • Programs
  • Interactive exhibits
  • Planetarium shows
  • Traveling exhibits
  • Live demo theaters


Children's Museum Pittsburgh
10 Children's Way
412-322-5058
http://www.pittsburghkids.org
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  • Mon-Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday 12-5 PM
  • Exhibits
  • Programs
  • Classes
  • Interactive art
  • Theater

Fort Pitt Museum
101 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh 15222
412-281-9284
http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/secondary.aspx?id=296

10 AM-5 PM daily

  • French and Indian War and American Revolution eras
  • One of the museums in Pennsylvania with interactive exhibits
  • Artifacts

classic rolls royce cars

Frick Art & Historical Center
7227 Reynolds St
Pittsburgh 15208
412-371-0600
www.thefrickpittsburgh.org

  • Tues-Sun 10 AM-5 PM
  • Art
  • Artifacts
  • Exhibits
  • Classic cars, carriages
  • Concerts
  • Educational programs


Mattress Factory
500 Sampsonia Way
Pittsburgh 15212
412-231-3169
http://www.mattress.org

Tues-Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday 1-5 PM

  • Contemporary art
  • Exhibits
  • Educational programs
  • Workshops
  • Interactive programs

National Museum of Broadcasting
407 Woodside Road
Pittsburgh 15221
412-241-4508
http://www.nmbpgh.org

Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History
531 East Ohio Street
Pittsburgh 15212
412-231-7881
http://www.photoantiquities.org

Mon, Wed-Sat 10 AM-4 PM

  • Tours
  • Exhibits
  • Photography history
  • Collections include images and cameras
  • Educational programs

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area
The Bost Building
623 E 8th Avenue
Homestead PA 15120
412-464-4020
http://www.riversofsteel.com

Mon-Thurs 10 AM-4 PM

  • The area also includes Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Greene, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland counties
  • Exhibits in the Bost Building
  • Steel industry history and information

Senator John Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh 15222
412-454-6000
http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org

  • Daily 10 AM-5 PM
  • Includes:
  • The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum
  • Fort Pitt Museum
  • Library and Archives with photographs, books, pamphlets, periodicals, maps
  • Meadowcroft Rockshelter

Soldiers & Sailors Military Museum and Memorial

Soldiers and Sailors Military Museum and Memorial in Pittsburgh PA

4141 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh 15213
412-621-4253
http://www.soldiersandsailorshall.org

  • 10 AM-4 PM Mon-Sat
  • All branches of service
  • Civil War room
  • Exhibits
  • Artifacts
  • Concert hall

Stephen Foster Memorial Museum
University of Pittsburgh
412-624-4100
http://www.pitt.edu/~amerimus/museum.htm

Mon-Fri 9 AM-4 PM

  • Singer/songwriter. One of his famous songs is "Oh! Susanna"
  • Displays include musical instruments, compositions


The Rachel Carson Homestead
Springdale PA
724-274-5459
http://www.rachelcarsonhomestead.org

  • Rachel is a published author and scientist with an environmental ethic
  • 19th century farmhouse
  • National Historic Landmark
  • Educational programs
  • Sense of Wonder gardens and Wild Creatures Nature Trail - open all year for self guided tours
  • House tours by appointment
  • Educational programs

Tour Ed Mine and Museum
748 Bull Creek Road
Tarentum PA 15084
724-224-4720
http://tour-edmine.com
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Memorial Day - Labor Day Mon, Wed-Sun 10 AM-4 PM

  • Displays include historical mining tools
  • Mine tours, history of coal mining past and present
  • Live demonstrations
  • October - haunted mine, Thurs 7-10 PM, Fri-Sat 7–11 PM

Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum
5507 Lakeside Drive
Gibsonia PA 15044
724-444-6944
http://www.wpmrm.org
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  • Historical railroad items and model train sets

Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum
1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh 15222
412-454-6000
http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/sportsMuseum.aspx

10 AM-5 PM daily

  • Pittsburgh sports
  • Artifacts
  • Interactive exhibits
  • Programs

Enjoy your visit to one of the museums in Pennsylvania on a PA getaway!






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