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Carnegie Museum of Art

4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007
+1 412-622-3131
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Not great but worthwhile to pair with the science museum

The museum is difficult to find, even for Pittsburgh. Google maps are fine, but the directions are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RichfromDC
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DC
Carnegie’s Philanthropy

The Carnegie Museum of Art is small but has a wide representation of world wide Art. We had a tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CharleneDC
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Abingdon, Virginia
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Create memories at Carnegie Museum of Art! Wander through an extensive art collection, including French Impressionist and post-Impressionist paintings, American art, and contemporary works. Creative kids, from toddlers to teenagers, love our hands-on art making activities, guided tours for families and more. Our new artist-designed playground is just the place to take a break!
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“natural history” (35 reviews)
“van gogh” (19 reviews)
“plaster casts” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007
North Oakland
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"nice collection"
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"same building"
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"carnegie museum"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is difficult to find, even for Pittsburgh. Google maps are fine, but the directions are misleading--its easy to miss the turnoff for the Carnegie Institutes. The layout of art museum is confusing--you feel like you're in the wrong place when you enter the...More

Thank RichfromDC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Carnegie Museum of Art is small but has a wide representation of world wide Art. We had a tour with a docent which really made the tour much more enjoyable and very encompassing. They have an excellent variety of styles of Art.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The artwork at this museum is worth the trip! It's a massive collection that has everything from the Masters to contemporary in a variety of mediums.

Thank Jane O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time browsing the Fine Art of the Carnegie Museum. The fine works of art and artists represented is incredible. The Christmas Decorations were still on display as well (just Beautiful) A must see attraction when visiting Pittsburgh. World Renown!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was amazed at the variety of art works on display at the Carnegie Museum of Art. This museum is connected to the Museum of Natural History. There is one price for admission to both museums. Plan on spending many hours winding through the maze...More

Thank Truckie351
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Wonderful Art Museum in Pittsburgh. Great collection in an historic building. Great collection of American art.

Thank Wayne M
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent way to spend an afternoon. So many different exhibits to see, hands on for children are available In different areas. Our group ranged from 16-95 years of age. The 95 year old cant wait to go back. The entire museum is handicapped friendly. The...More

Thank Michael V
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

I'm not really an art person but it was fun to laugh at the blank canvases that were meant to be "art", and the chair display, one of them was just a drain in the floor with a plaque next to it. If I wanted...More

Thank Danielle D
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

I really don't know what to say about this museum, other than wow! It was full of rich pieces of art from all time periods and all genres. I tried to stay and thoroughly look through everything, but I only had a half day to...More

Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

One of our holiday traditions in Pittsburgh over the years has been to visit the Carnegie Museums to see the holiday trees. This year's theme is childrens books. There are 5 trees decorated with the theme of the different books. There is a Cat in...More

Thank ScottStemler
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Kelly C
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
I did a quick map layout for you and the distance between the Carnegie Museum of Art and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is 1.8 miles, 8 minutes of you are driving. It also looks to be pretty straight forward without a... More
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