Bed and Breakfast Inns of Pittsburgh and Its Countryside

Regional Activities / PITTSBURGH GUIDES & INFORMATION

Museums, Exhibits & Places to tour

Carnegie Museum of Natural History See dinosaur displays that can't be found anywhere but here, as well as one of the largest contemporary history showings in the world. Oakland.
Heinz History Center The Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center. Strip District.
The Carnegie Science Center Hands-on exhibits, a model train village, a submarine to tour, and an Omnimax theater. North Side.
Photo Antiquities Museum dedicated to 19th century photography, located on the North Side.
The Pittsburgh Zoo Open all year, the zoo is world reknown for its North American and exotic animals. It's easy to navigate, and there are strollers and wagons available for the kids. The aquarium is completely new and is now open. Highland Park.
Kennywood Park Kennywood is a famous amusment park with tons of rides for kids and adults alike, including terrific wooden rollercoasters. West Mifflin.
Pittsburgh Children's Museum Hands-on exhibits, role-playing, puppet shows, and activities for kids of all ages. North Side.
Center for Creative Play A playspace in Regent Square for ALL children, including those with special needs.
Sandcastle Water Park A water park is soooo refreshing on a hot summer day. Homestead.
Pittsburgh Brewing Company Whether you like Iron City Beer or not, the brewing company is a very historic place with excellent tours and tastings. Lawrenceville.
National Aviary Birds from around the world -- flying right above your head. North Side.
Phipps Conservatory A century-old glass 'house' with plants, flowers and seasonal shows. Oakland.
Gateway Clipper Fleet Daily cruises on our rivers, with trips through the locks and dams. South Side.
Nationality Rooms The University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning houses these detailed rooms. Tours are available. Oakland.
Duquesne Incline
Monongahela Incline
Take a ride on a funicular between the shops at Station Square and the breathtaking vantage points on Mt. Washington. There are actually two inclines on the slope. South Side.
Rivers of Steel Heritage Area Tours and educational programs about folklife and steel industry history. Homestead.