The Pittsburgh Zoo is a great place to visit for kids of all ages!
The Carnegie Museums include The Museum of Art, The Natural History Museum, The Science Museum, and the Warhol Museum. The Art Museum and Natural History are located in Oakland area of Pittsburgh. The Science Museum and Warhol are located on the North Shore.
Pittsburgh is home to the National Aviary
The Frick Museum, is located in the Point Breeze area of Pittsburgh. It includes the Clayton Mansion and an antique car exhibit. The current big exhibit is Van Gogh, Monet and Degas.
The Heinz History Center, which is a Smithsonian affiliate museum. is located in the Strip District, which formerly was the wholesale food are in Pittsburgh and now is a foodie paradise. The Fort Pitt Museum is part of the Heinz History Center and is located in Point State Park, in Downtown Pittsburgh.
The University of Pittsburgh Landmark, The Cathedral of Learning houses the Nationality rooms that are available for viewing, a self guided tour of the rooms is an easy option. There is also a viewing area from the top of the building with a excellent view of the area.
Pittsburgh Children's Museum is located on the North Shore, the building the was formerly Buhl Planetarium. It is a world class Children's museum with exciting activities every day.
Located in Downtown Pittsburgh, the Cultural District is where you can find the Pittsburgh Symphony, Public Theater, Civic Light Opera, Ballet Theater, and Pittsburgh Opera.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has been delighting visitors with plants and flower displays since the 1890s
Allegheny Observatory has tours and will be of interest to those interested in astronomy
The Maridon Museum is the only museum in the Western Pennsylvania region with a specific focus on Chinese and Japanese Art and Culture
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, in the Oakland area, has a museum of military history from the Civil War to the Present.
The Mon Incline and the Duquesne Incline. The inclines which opened in the 1800s provided a way for residents to travel from the top of Mt Washington to the Southside and Downtown. The inclines are a fun way to see the city.
Fallingwater is an amazing house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, it is located in the Laurel Highlands, a short drive from Pittsburgh. Two other Frank Lloyd Wright designed homes, Kentuck Knob and Duncan House are also located in the area