The Andy Warhol Museum
117 Sandusky St.
As the largest single-artist museum in the world, The Andy Warhol Museum is a vital forum in which diverse audiences of artists, scholars and the general public are galvanized through creative interaction with the art and life of Andy Warhol. The Warhol is ever-changing and constantly re-defining itself in relation to contemporary life, using its unique collections and dynamic, interactive programming as tools. Opened in 1994, the Museum features extensive permanent collections of art and archives on one of the most influential American artists of the twentieth century. It is also a primary resource for anyone seeking insights into contemporary art and popular culture.
Carnegie Science Center
One Allegheny Ave.
Explore hundreds of hands-on exhibits, an IMAX theater, interactive full-dome digital planetarium, Cold War submarine, and a world-renowned Miniature Railroad + Village display. Roboworld opens at Carnegie Science Center in spring 2009. The $3.4 million exhibition will permanently occupy a 6,000 square-foot exhibit area on the second floor of the Science Center currently used for touring exhibitions and will feature more than 30 hands-on, interactive exhibit stations in three thematic areas focusing on robotic sensing, thinking and acting. Also, SportsWorks at Carnegie Science Center bounces back to the attraction on September 5, 2009.
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
10 Children's Way
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh provides innovative museum experiences that inspire joy, creativity and curiosity. The Museum provides the highest quality exhibits and programs for learning and play.
900 Art Rooney Dr.
Heinz Field is the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the University of Pittsburgh football teams. Tours of Heinz Field provide guests with a behind the scenes look into the Coca-Cola Great Hall, luxury suites, Press Box, field and much more.
Allegheny River near PNC Park
Kayak Pittsburgh Downtown is within easy walking distance of all downtown locations and the North Side. The rental shop is near PNC Park on the waterfront walkways. The friendly and helpful staff will get you ready to head out on the water. The kayaks that are available are flat-water kayaks: longer and more stable than the whitewater kayaks that most people think of—similar to canoes but easier to steer.
Manchester Craftsmen's Guild
1815 Metropolitan St.
All arts and music programs of Manchester Craftsmen's Guild share a common vision born from Founder Bill Strickland's personal experience—that through direct involvement in the making of art and through personal exposure to the masters who teach and perform it, our lives will be enriched, even transformed.
500 Sampsonia Way
A contemporary art museum that commissions, exhibits and collects new site-specific installations created by artists-in-residence. Hailed as the best facility for installation art in the United States. The museum's converted warehouse space is perfect for special events, corporate parties or family celebrations. There are 16 permanent installations on continuous display, including important works by James Turrell, Yayoi Kusama, Greer Lankton, Bill Woodrow and William Anastasi. The 300 artists who have exhibited at the Mattress Factory have come from all over the world.
700 Arch St.
The Aviary was one of the first zoos to present its collection of free-flight rooms and natural exhibits with over 25,000 square feet of space. With world-first avian breedings, numerous education awards, internationally recognized field research and conservation programs, a world-class avian veterinary program that is breaking new ground in preventative care, and multiple opportunities for interactive experiences, the National Aviary has grown from simply presenting its collection in attractive settings to realizing its responsibility to celebrate, protect and preserve birds for the perpetuation of the web of life.
Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History
531 East Ohio St.
Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History offers a history lesson in photography and is dedicated to the preservation, presentation and education of the history of photography. The museum's collection includes images, cameras and accessories that capture the earliest days of photography. Follow the history of photography with a guided tour, from the Daguerreotype c. 1839 (the first commercially viable photographic image produced onto a silver coated copper plate) to present day digital photography.
115 Federal St.
PNC Park, which opened in spring 2001, is a classic-style ballpark, an intimate facility that embraces the progressiveness of Pittsburgh while saluting the spirit of early ballpark originals such as Forbes Field, Wrigley Field and Fenway Park. This riverfront facility combines the best features of yesterday's ballparks—rhythmic archways, steel trusswork and a natural grass playing field—with the latest in fan and player amenities and comfort.
Its prime location along the shore of the Allegheny River and adjacent to Federal Street takes advantage of scenic vistas of the downtown skyline and riverfront, as well as pedestrian and riverboat access, creating an exciting and dramatic urban sports venue. It also provides easy access for pedestrians crossing the Roberto Clemente Bridge from downtown, as well as those arriving from the riverwalk. On game days, the bridge is closed off to vehicular traffic and spectators are met by a dynamic interactive retail/restaurant and sports pavilion beyond right field, with attractions for all ages.