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Attractions in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Carnegie Museum of Art - Carnegie Museum of Art was founded by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1895. One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, it is nationally and internationally recognized for its distinguished collection of American and European works from the 16th century to the present.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History - Carnegie Museum of Natural History is a place of discovery,education and adventure that welcomes everyone to enjoy the wonders of its collections and exhibitions. Founded in 1895, the Carnegie Museums are a part of Andrew Carnegie's lasting gift to Pittsburgh.
Carnegie Science Center - The Carnegie Science Center inspires and entertains by connecting science and technology with everyday life. It also inspires and entertains by connecting science and technology with everyday life. In addition to providing valuable scientific experiences, Carnegie Science Center engages in outreach programs that serve Pittsburgh's diverse community.
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh - Children will love learning at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. We use the philosophy of Play with Real Stuff. Children can take off on exciting flights of imagination and return to earth to build a boat, play in the mud, hammer a nail and change the tire on a car.
Concept Art Gallery - Concept Art Gallery is one of Pittsburgh's oldest galleries. The classical space houses American art, antique prints and regional paintings with an emphasis on images of Pittsburgh industrial past, as well as "Contemporary Realist" paintings.
Frick Art Museum - The Frick Collection includes some of the best-known paintings by the greatest European artists, major works of sculpture (among them one of the finest groups of small bronzes in the world), superb eighteenth-century French furniture and porcelains, Limoges enamels, Oriental rugs, and other works of remarkable quality.
Fun Fest Entertainment Center - We house one of Pittsburgh's largest and finest bowling alley's. Try our billiard tables and visit the game zone that hosts over 60 exciting arcade games.
Gateway Clipper Fleet - Join us on the rivers for a fun filled day of entertainment and beautiful sights as we cruise along the river. Some cruises will take you landside to visit some of the area's popular destinations. There is a cruise to meet everyone needs.
Idlewild and Soak Zone - We offer thrill rides from roller coasters to an antique merry-go-round. The Soakzone is a great place to cool off then go over to the Story Book Forest. The little ones will love Raccoon Lagoon, Mister Roger's Neighborhood of Make Believe, and our jumping jungle.
Kennywood - Kennywood is an amusement park located in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. Enjoy thrilling rides as well as exciting shows. If you are around at closing time you an experience our spectacular Laser Show.
Laser Storm Laser Tag - Put on your lightweight vest and headset then enter a futuristic arena with laser in hand, ready to seek, find, and deactivate opposing team members. Here it is more to just playing the game- You are the game.
Phipps Botanical Gardens - Immerse yourself in 17 distinct botanical experiences. The world's most beautiful gardens. In recent decades, Phipps has evolved into one of the region's most vibrant, thriving cultural attractions, bringing fresh perspectives and artists into our historic glasshouse environment.
Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History - Photo Antiquities is a small museum dedicated to exploring the history of photography. The walls are filled with graphic images from the camera's earliest days. The Museum, designed in the Victorian style with period music playing in the background, lends to the feeling of being in another era, enhancing the journey into the past.
Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium - The Zoo and Aquarium provide a learning experience for young and old. It is home to thousands of fascinating animals representing more than four hundred species, including 22 threatened or endangered species. Explore the waters in our state of the art Aquarium.
Sandcastle Waterpark - Sandcastle has become Pittsburgh's wildest and wettest places to enjoy your summer. Experience fourteen twisting, turning, plunging, and churning waterslides. There are pools for adults, including the world's biggest hot tub and pools for kids, including Wet Willie's Water Works.
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum - This museum highlights the glorious achievements, courage and sacrifice of the nation's soldiers and sailors. It is the largest museum in the country showcasing great deeds of the men and women in uniform.
The National Aviary - Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of a grasslands adventure as you explore our newest walk through exhibit! The new Grasslands Exhibit allows guests to enter a natural world inhabited by finches, doves, plover and other species native to grassland areas around the world.
Waldameer Water World - Come and enjoy over 75 rides, slides and other attractions. There is plenty for the little ones in our Kiddieland and Tad Pool areas of the park. All kinds of thrill rides for those who are seeking a thrill. There is something for everyone at Waldameer.
Wildwood Highlands - We offer exciting rides and attractions that surely will please every age group of your family, whether you're looking for that perfect-date night out or the whole family is searching for that new fun and exciting hot spot to meet.