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Randyland

Closed Now: 10:00 - 19:00
Open today: 10:00 - 19:00
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A Hoot!

Fun, eclectic, out of the way, small but so worthwhile. Very unusual, colorful collection of odd... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan L
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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
Colorful, Happy Place

One thing I learned after visiting Pittsburgh that I didn’t know before is that the steel city has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great_Beer_Now
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Houston, Texas
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“folk art”(7 reviews)
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Randyland is the home of artist, Randy Gilson. Located in the Mexican War Streets district of Pittsburgh's Northside, the Randyland courtyard is open most everyday between 10:00pm and 7:00pm. Visitors are welcome to come and explore the public art...more
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1501 Arch St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4028
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun, eclectic, out of the way, small but so worthwhile. Very unusual, colorful collection of odd items, decorating the ways, floor, airways and everywhere

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One thing I learned after visiting Pittsburgh that I didn’t know before is that the steel city has a thriving art scene. Most outsiders don’t associate Pittsburgh with art, but locals know about the influence of art and it can be seen in many places....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved wandering around this corner of Pittsburgh but when we came upon Randyland (and Randy at the gate telling visitors about his vision and process. Inspiring guy! And a great neighborhood to explore.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 217suzannem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is a nice place to go and visit, it's very colorful and happy. Randy is also a great person and gives a great vibe. They have different countries small paintings on the wall and if your country isn't on there you tell him...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank itzlis
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This was such a fun stop while traveling through Pittsburg, PA. I loved the story behind the guy that created this amazing place. Such a wonderful person in a community that needed some positivity. This guy truly had a vision and a gift given to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank XLsDADDY
Reviewed 28 October 2018

My husband and I visited Randyland on our visit to Pittsburgh. It's a fun space filled with an eclectic, colorful collection of items from signs to lanterns to doll heads (I said it was eclectic). We had the pleasure of hearing Randy speak and he...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WaitForIttttt
Reviewed 20 October 2018

This folk art paradise is the work of a very dear man, Randy Gilson, who I had the distinct pleasure of meeting on my recent visit. To see his creation is one thing, but to hear his story and meet him firsthand is a real...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 15 October 2018

So much to see crammed into every corner possible. We were not lucky enough to see Randy, but I assume his work speaks for him. We love these kinds of places. We only got to tour the courtyard section.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ForgetThisPlace
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Not quite sure exactly how to describe this. The painting on the homes were cool but the yard you walk into looks like someone painted their junk in their backyard. Not really worth going to see, in my opinion.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank srss96
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

It's fun and free. (Drop a donation if you're willing.) Why else would you not like this cool little fun spot? If you have kids, they will have a blast without breaking your wallet.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lynne S
16 September 2018|
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Response from tracees2018 | Reviewed this property |
He was around when we visited. He was really making an effort to stop each group of visitors to talk with them. :)
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Brooke M
1 July 2018|
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Response from 543PW | Reviewed this property |
No it isnt
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David S
17 April 2018|
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Response from Cremebrulee365 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is. When I was there, someone was there with their dog and nobody said anything.
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