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Ranked #1 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields

When ESPN graded all the major-league baseball stadiums a year or two ago, Pittsburgh’s PNC Park took top honors. It truly is a great place to watch a baseball game. Some tips: If... more »

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Ranked #2 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Gardens; Historic Sites
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Ranked #3 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #4 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Neighborhoods; Mountains
Owner description: Located directly south of downtown Pittsburgh, this lively neighborhood boasts an active business district in addition to... more » Owner description: Located directly south of downtown Pittsburgh, this lively neighborhood boasts an active business district in addition to scenic parks and recreational activities. « less
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Ranked #5 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Natural History Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Carnegie Museum of Natural History is the place for kids to discover science and the wonders of the natural world. Dig for... more » Owner description: Carnegie Museum of Natural History is the place for kids to discover science and the wonders of the natural world. Dig for bones in Bonehunters Quarry, get hands-on with real and replica specimens in Discovery Basecamp, grind corn in a Hopi home, and more. Dinosaurs are just the beginning! Free family-activities, touchables, and Bonehunters Quarry available each weekend and weekdays during the summer. Exhibition halls include "Dinosaurs in Their Time," Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems, Benedum Hall of Geology, Hall of African Wildlife, Hall of North American Wildlife, Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt, Polar World, Alcoa Foundation Hall of American Indians, Bird Hall, and the R. P. Simmons Family Gallery that houses world-class travelling exhibitions on a rotating basis. « less
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Ranked #6 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #7 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Museums
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Ranked #8 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Museums
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Ranked #9 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Museums; Art Museums
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Ranked #10 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Parks
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Ranked #11 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Trams; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Scale Mount Washington in one of two original 1877 cable cars for a fun and unique ride and a breathtaking view of the... more » Owner description: Scale Mount Washington in one of two original 1877 cable cars for a fun and unique ride and a breathtaking view of the Pittsburgh skyline when you reach the top of the 400-foot incline. « less
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Ranked #12 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #13 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: Home of the Pittsburgh Steelers, this horseshoe-shaped stadium opened in 2001, and offers spectacular views of the city and... more » Owner description: Home of the Pittsburgh Steelers, this horseshoe-shaped stadium opened in 2001, and offers spectacular views of the city and riverfront. « less
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Ranked #14 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos
Amazing collection of more than 600 exotic and endangered birds from nearly every continent.
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Ranked #15 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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Ranked #16 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Create memories at Carnegie Museum of Art! Wander through an extensive art collection, including French Impressionist and... more » Owner description: Create memories at Carnegie Museum of Art! Wander through an extensive art collection, including French Impressionist and post-Impressionist paintings, American art, and contemporary works. Creative kids, from toddlers to teenagers, love our hands-on art making activities, guided tours for families and more. Our new artist-designed playground is just the place to take a break! OPERATING HOURS- Mon, Wed, Fri, and Sat: 10 a.M.-5 P.M. Thurs: 10 a.M.-8 P.M. Sun: Noon-5 p.M. « less
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Ranked #17 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Museums
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Ranked #18 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Science Museums

Carnegie Science Center is located on the North Shore between Heinz Field and Rivers Casino.  It is open Sunday through Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM.  Saturday hours are 10 AM to 7... more »

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Ranked #19 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #20 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Trams; Historic Sites
This tram, opened in 1870, still carries passengers up and down Mount Washington.
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Ranked #21 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: State Parks; Historic Sites; Parks; Neighborhoods
Owner description: Serving as a key strategic spot during the French and Indian War, this National Historic Landmark and park offer stunning... more » Owner description: Serving as a key strategic spot during the French and Indian War, this National Historic Landmark and park offer stunning views of the city and a variety of outdoor recreation. « less
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Ranked #22 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Children's Museums

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh offers a wide variety of exhibits and fun programs all under one roof....well, actually, 3 roofs because it is so large! Everything in the... more »

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Ranked #23 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #24 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Owner description: Randyland is the home of artist, Randy Gilson. Located in the Mexican War Streets district of Pittsburgh's Northside, the... more » Owner description: Randyland is the home of artist, Randy Gilson. Located in the Mexican War Streets district of Pittsburgh's Northside, the Randyland courtyard is open most everyday between 1:00pm and 7:00pm. Visitors are welcome to come and explore the public art displays in and around the property. Using paints, plants, plastic animals, yard sale finds and discarded construction materials, creator Randy Gilson has transformed his home and surrounding buildings into a colorful Pittsburgh landmark. This vibrant set of buildings is a centerpiece that continues to attract both tourists and locals. « less
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Ranked #25 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Aquariums; Zoos
Owner description: One of the few major zoo and aquarium combinations in America, our 77-acre facility is fun and excitement from beginning to... more » Owner description: One of the few major zoo and aquarium combinations in America, our 77-acre facility is fun and excitement from beginning to end. Enjoy meeting Amur tigers, Komodo dragons, African lions and elephants,stop by the Tropical Forest and PPG Aquarium. Water's Edge features two underwater tunnels. Experience the thrill of a polar bear swimming above you in the underwater polar bear tunnel, watch our sea otters play, and go nose-to-nose with a sand tiger shark. Be sure to stop by Kids Kingdom for even more fun. « less
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Ranked #26 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Cemeteries
Owner description: Instituted in 1844, this 300-acre cemetery is the final resting place of such notables as Lillian Russell, Stephen Foster and... more » Owner description: Instituted in 1844, this 300-acre cemetery is the final resting place of such notables as Lillian Russell, Stephen Foster and General John Neville. « less
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Ranked #27 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #28 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Museums
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Ranked #29 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Art Museums
There are seven floors devoted to the pop art and legacy of one of Pittsburgh's most famous native sons.
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Ranked #30 of 92 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Neighborhoods
Historic area of downtown Pittsburgh that features an eclectic mix of community, cultural, business and entertainment venues
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