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Things To Do in Pittsburgh


There is so much to do and see while in Pittsburgh! MPIF has compiled a short list of things to do and see while you are in town.  There is so much more to explore! Plan to come a few days early or stay a few days later to enjoy all Pittsburgh has to offer.

For more ideas or suggestions, please Visit Pittsburgh.

Lined with converted warehouses, the hip Strip District has a vibrant mix of old-style grocers and gourmet food shops, street stands selling produce and t-shirts, plus upbeat bars, classic Italian eateries and sandwich places. 

The Whiskey Rebellion was a bloody conflict in Western Pennsylvania during the 1790s in which the distillers rebelled against the new federal government’s whiskey tax. The Wigle Whiskey Rebellion Distillery Tour brings you to the most awarded craft whiskey distillery in the USA for a night of sipping and stories. You’ll tour the distillery to learn how their spirits are made before listening to the history of the rebellion.

The Senator John Heinz History Center is Pennsylvania’s largest history museum where you can see Smithsonian artifacts daily throughout six floors of engaging exhibitions, perfect for visitors of all ages.

The Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium is a zoo and aquarium in the United States, one of only six major zoo and aquarium hybrids in the United States. 

The Andy Warhol Museum is located on the North Shore of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is the largest museum in North America dedicated to a single artist. The museum holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives from the Pittsburgh-born pop art icon Andy Warhol.

Located in Point State Park, the Fort Pitt Museum explores Western Pennsylvania’s pivotal role during the French & Indian War, the American Revolution and the birth of Pittsburgh. 

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a botanical garden set in Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. It is a City of Pittsburgh historic landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Enjoy a spectacular panorama of Pittsburgh and its three rivers. Ride to the incline's Observation Deck in the 146-year-old Incline car to see what USA Today Weekend Magazine calls one of the "10 most beautiful views in America". Historical exhibits in the waiting room entertain between rides.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, is among the top natural history museums in the country. It maintains, preserves, and interprets an extraordinary collection of artifacts, objects, and scientific specimens used to broaden understanding of evolution, conservation, and biodiversity.

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