Pittsburgh Attractions

Attractions List | Attractions List with Full Description

Here is a partial list of great things to do when visiting Pittsburgh. Click each to learn more about each attraction:

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Andy Warhol Museum  
CATEGORY: Museum | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

Over the course of his career, Andy Warhol transformed contemporary art. Employing mass-production techniques to create works, Warhol challenged preconceived notions about the nature of art and erased traditional distinctions between fine art and popular culture. The Andy Warhol Museum's permanent collection is comprised of more than 8,000 works of art by Warhol including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, film, videotapes, and an extensive archives that consists of ephemera, records, source material for works of art, and other documents of the artist's life. Together, the art and archives make The Andy Warhol Museum the most comprehensive single-artist museum in the world.

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Carnegie Museum of Art  
CATEGORY: Museum | LOCATION: Oakland

French Impressionist and post-Impressionist paintings, American art, and new paintings by working artists grace the walls of this contemporary art museum, which boasts one of the world's largest collections of plaster casts of architectural masterpieces.

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Carnegie Museum of Natural History  
CATEGORY: Museum | LOCATION: Oakland

Carnegie Museum of Natural History collects and cares for specimens and artifacts that document the history of life on Earth. Through field studies and collections-based scientific research, we generate new knowledge and promote stewardship of the Earth and its natural resources. Through public exhibitions, programs, and educational partnerships, we share the results of our scientific research, in order to enhance scientific literacy by illuminating the processes of evolution and adaptation that have shaped the diversity of our world and its inhabitants.

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Carnegie Science Center  
CATEGORY: Museum | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

Carnegie Science Center is one of the four Carnegie Museums in Pittsburgh. Focused on science, this museum, its theater and exhibits are fun for the whole family.

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Cathedral of Learning  
CATEGORY: Landmark/Historical | LOCATION: Oakland

The Cathedral of Learning, a Pittsburgh landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is the centerpiece of the University of Pittsburgh's main campus in the Oakland.

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Cioppino  
CATEGORY: Restaurant | LOCATION: The Strip District

Nestled across the street from The Armstrong Cork Factory in the famous Strip District, Cioppino Restaurant and Cigar Bar offers an eclectic dining experience, perfect for any occasion.
Savor a delectable meal carefully crafted by Executive Chef, Greg Alauzen (Pittsburgh native) in one of the spacious dining areas or enjoy the "intimacy" of our Private Dining Room seating comfortably 25 people....perfect for that special group occasion or corporate meeting.

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Duquesne Incline  
CATEGORY: Landmark/Historical | LOCATION: Mt. Washington

This is a must-do when coming to Pittsburgh. Ride one the two original 1877 cable cars up to Mt. Washington and get a breathtaking view of the city.

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Fat Head's South Side Saloon  
CATEGORY: Restaurant | LOCATION: Southside

American fare - hamburgers, beer & more.

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Fort Pitt Museum  
CATEGORY: Museum | LOCATION: Downtown Pittsburgh

Located in a recreated bastion in Point State Park, this museum chronicles Pittsburgh's history from early French explorations to the industrial age.

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Gateway Clipper River Cruises  
CATEGORY: Sightseeing/Tours | LOCATION: Downtown Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is known for its three rivers, and no one shows them off better than the Gateway Clipper fleet! This fleet of five riverboats, with their slowly revolving paddle wheels and towering smokestacks, hearkens back to the by-gone steamship era of Mark Twain. These boats are not just quaint though – led by the 277 foot, 1000 passenger "Majestic," the Gateway Clipper boats offer many modern amenities and fine dining as they ply their way up and down Pittsburgh's rivers.

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