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“Nice artwork and building”

Carnegie Museum of Art
Ranked #19 of 147 things to do in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: At CMOA, we believe creativity is a defining human characteristic to which everyone should have access. CMOA collects, preserves, and presents artworks from around the world to inspire, sustain, and provoke discussion, and to engage and reflect multiple audiences.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Baby buggy parking, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Nice artwork and building for the Museum of Art. Entry fee also includes the Museum of Natural History - which I preferred. There is a Carnegie International exhibit which takes place every 3 years. It is interesting to see which pieces have been exhibited in it - and when.

Thank chitownsam
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"van gogh"
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"natural history"
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"nice collection"
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"plaster casts"
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"monet's water lilies"
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"great works"
in 5 reviews
"same building"
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"permanent collection"
in 7 reviews
"carnegie museum"
in 13 reviews
"admission fee"
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"well worth the visit"
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"on display"
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"worth the trip"
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"impressionists"
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"galleries"
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"exhibits"
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"louvre"
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We chose to come to Pittsburgh on a whim for an extended weekend and found treasure after treasure in the city. At the top of this list of treasures are the Carnegie Museums. the art museum was both the biggest surprise and our longest engagement. The collection includes a full panel "Water Lillies" is expansive. The museum itself is easy to navigate and visitor friendly. We also spent way too much money in their excellent gift shop. Thank you for a great day. We will come back again.

Thank WanderingOso
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We really didn't allow enough time to see this museum and the connected Natural History museum (which has an excellent cool collection of gems and minerals, and dinosaur and other things). the collection in the art museum has fantastic examples from a wide range of famous artists (expressionists, american and other). The building is an interesting mix of old classical architecture and some modern, but it was a little difficult to figure out how to get around because of the way the different floors connect or don't connect. We should have allowed a few hours to stroll around both museums. There is alot to see. If you are an art fan, this place is highly recommended.

Thank DaveonI80
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I went here with a friend as a drive by. We were down visiting Fallingwater the day before and on our way back home to Chicago we thought we would see some of the sights of Pittsburgh as neither of us had been there before. What an absolute treat this museum is. We breezed thru the history part because there were lots of families but the art museum is great. You get a good taste of many different genres of art and overall it ends up being a rather comprehensive art experience. People are saying to skip the modern art but if it's your thing, don't skip it! and if it's not your thing, give a try because some of the pieces aren't too way out there and you might just surprise yourself by liking some of them. I'm going back to this area in a few weeks and I'm staying at a nearby hotel so that I can go back to this museum and pick up some new ones.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Spent close to half day 20 USd fees was a bit high.. Good cafeteriato rest.. great halls.specially US history..

Thank TravelYaar
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