Top Choice Museum in Pittsburgh

Andy Warhol Museum

This six-story museum celebrates Pittsburgh's coolest native son, who moved to NYC, got a nose job and made himself famous with pop art. The exhibits start with Warhol's earliest drawings and commercial illustration…
Top Choice Arts Center in Pittsburgh

Mattress Factory

Since 1977, this art space has hosted the absolute avant-garde. It now occupies several neighborhood buildings, and always has something surprising on. Note the good café here too, as there's a shortage of food in t…
Top Choice Tram in Pittsburgh

Monongahela & Duquesne Inclines

These two funiculars, built in the late 19th century, are Pittsburgh icons, zipping up the steep slope of Mt Washington every five to 10 minutes. They provide commuters a quick connection and they give visitors grea…
Notable Building in Pittsburgh

Allegheny County Courthouse

Allegheny County Courthouse is a 19th-century Romanesque stone building that fills two city blocks.
Museum in Pittsburgh

Carnegie Museums

Founded in 1895, these neighboring institutions are both tremendous troves of knowledge. The Carnegie Museum of Art has European treasures and an excellent architectural collection, while the Carnegie Museum of Natu…
Museum in Pittsburgh

Carnegie Science Center

A cut above the average science museum, with exhibits on everything from outer space to candy, this is a favorite with Pittsburgh parents.
Tower in Pittsburgh

Cathedral of Learning

Soaring 42 stories, this Gothic tower at the center of University of Pittsburgh is a city landmark. Visit to see the delightful Nationality Rooms, themed classrooms ranging from Russian to Syrian to African.
Museum in Pittsburgh

Fort Pitt Museum

This museum tells the story of the French and Indian War of the mid-18th century, which brought Pittsburgh into being. The surrounding waterfront, a state park, is lovely on a summer day.
Museum in Pittsburgh

Frick Art & Historical Center

Henry Clay Frick, of Manhattan's Frick Museum fame, built his steel fortune in Pittsburgh. This Frick shows a small art collection (beautiful medieval icons), plus his cars. For more art and general splendor, join a…
Architecture in Pittsburgh

Monongahela Incline

The South Side, bursting with shops, eateries, bars and cool characters, is a great place for strolling. To see it from above, ride the Monongahela Incline. The historic funicular railroads that run up and down Mt W…