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Carnegie Museum of Art

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Neighborhood: North Oakland
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Address: 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone Number: +1 412-622-3131
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Create memories at Carnegie Museum of Art! Wander through an extensive art...

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!

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Beautifully displayed art. Quite enjoyable and larger than it seems. Nice that it is attached to history museum so you can visit both at the same time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautifully displayed art. Quite enjoyable and larger than it seems. Nice that it is attached to history museum so you can visit both at the same time.

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A nice Art Museum with a variety of artwork covering multiple time periods. Attached to the Natural History Museum, I felt this portion was a bit overshadowed. This portion was much smaller than its counterpart. I will say if you like Modern or Contemporary Art, there was a large section devoted to that. However, this was space wasted for me.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came to see the Ai Wei Wei exhibit and was very pleased. The room it is housed in is perfect for these twelve bronze heads of the Chinese Zodiac. My sign, the Horse, was my second favorite piece, but the Dragon was simply fantastic. We did not do any of the permanent collection. Thoroughly enjoyed the modern art exhibit as... More 

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Bridgeport, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised to know that the Museum of art was connected to the Natural history Museum and one ticket covered admission to both. My children absolutely loved the art. My son was enthralled with looking at the paintings and exhibits, especially the early American art and paintings. The architecture exhibit, includes beautiful and famous architecture and buildings. Zodiac... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really terrific museum and it has so much to offer. It has a large contemporary selection (not my favorite) and a nice selection of more classic art. They have a lovely selection of Hudson River School paintings (Ashur Durand), Folk Art (Hicks), and Impressionists (Monet). There are beautiful medieval European church edifices. There is one self portrait by... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was shocked at the quality of this museum! I don't know why, but I was expecting something smaller... but it's a great museum! Your entrance fee gets you into both the Art and Natural History museums. Located in a great area to walk around and explore once your done with the museums. Near the Cathedral of Learning at Pittsburgh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fine museum with a wide range of art, frequent exhibits, highly skilled docents, reasonable cafe, and excellent gift shop. It is also directly connected to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the Carnegie Museum of Art. We had only planned to spend a few hours but wound up spending the entire day and probably could have spent another. The collection is very nicely laid out and easy to follow throughout the museum. The "National Geographic's Fifty Best" display was also very interesting and well worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a child I grew up with the Carnegie Museum, coming at least once a year with my school class and more often than that with my family or friends, as i got old enough to travel by myself to Oakland. Coming as an adult after many years, specifically to see the brilliant exhibit of Ai WeiWei's Chinese Zodiac bronzes... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Local residents and travelers alike will benefit greatly from this rich experience! As a young girl I visited often and as a grown woman I began taking my children and grandchildren from their early ages through their teens! They are now adults and married and taking their own families and sharing their experiences too! There is sooo much to see... More 

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