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Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Oversees a world-class Cultural District in downtown Pittsburgh that stands as a national model of urban revitalization through the arts. Touring Broadway, contemporary dance, family events, education and community engagement programs, and cutting-edge visual arts are among the variety of arts and entertainment the Trust presents and exhibits.

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Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

The Frick Pittsburgh (Point Breeze)

“The Frick Pittsburgh is a museum located on five acres of beautifully landscaped lawns and gardens in the city’s historic East End. Tour the Henry Clay Frick family home, Clayton—one of the best preserved Gilded Age mansions in America . . . enjoy masterpieces of European art and changing exhibitions in the art museum . . . and explore the collection of historic cars and carriages.” View her home, Clayton, as it was in 1900."

The National Aviary America's Bird Zoo (Pittsburgh - North Side)

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden (Oakland - walking distance)

Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (Pittsburgh - Highland Park)

Senator John Heinz History Center (Pittsburgh - Strip District)

University of Pittsburgh Cathedral of Learning (Oakland - walking distance)

Nationality Rooms

"The Nationality Rooms are a collection of 27 classrooms in the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning depicting and donated by the ethnic groups that helped build the city of Pittsburgh. The rooms are designated as a Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation historical landmark and are located on the 1st and 3rd floors of the Cathedral of Learning, itself a national historic landmark." -- Wikipedia