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“Fantastic museum!”

Carnegie Museum of Art
Ranked #30 of 191 things to do in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Stairs / lift, Baby buggy parking, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Great museum that isn't overly crowded with art from many different time periods. It has some of the great masters and local art. The dinosaur exhibit at the natural history museum was amazing too.

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"carnegie museum"
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"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

While it may not be the most extensive ever assembled, this impressive collection of several centuries of illustrious European & American art is made even more meaningful by its thoughtful display in spacious chronologically arranged room after room, which, in contrast to many larger museums, affords time & space for appreciation & contemplation. The religious art is especially significant & the enticing gift shop offers quality reproductions & other worthwhile books & souvenirs.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

This museum is a fantastic place to visit. The pieces of art are displayed really well. We were lucky to get a partially guided tour, just of the highlights but we went back to spend more time in the various galleries. We started in the Teenie Harris area that showcased this Pittsburgh native photos. Magnificent. There are quite a number of real masterpieces here. Many of the items came from an original purchase from an exhibit held in the 1890s. Many of the old masters are represented, as well as some more modern pieces, including the Walking Man sculpture. Once you finish here, visit the hall of Architecture, with its life size recasts of some old world buildings, a true feat. Also there is the hall of sculpture. Don't miss any of it.

Thank tank1050
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a place that any age would love to visit. It is a great learning experience for everyone. Do not leave Pittsburgh without visiting here.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

During a recent visit to Pittsburgh I decided to take in the local Art Museum. As a Monet fan I was looking for his paintings and other items of interest. This museum has one of his waterlily paintings and the museum has a well placed bench for viewing it at length. Kudos to them for this! In reviewing other items on their diagram I found other things I wanted to see including the items in the picture which accomapanies the museum and other galleries. Finding exactly how to get from where I was to where I wanted to go proved a challenge, thus I think the museum could do a better job of showing where you are and how to get to other major exhibits on room diagrams or on the museum layout provided to guests. I did find the statuary very interesting - they are all replicas of originals. The museum alos contains a lot of modern art if that is your thing. It also adjoins the natural history museum which contains a terrific exhibit on gems and minerals. It has won awards and for me that was easy to see why. I thought it was great!

Thank Kathlyn H
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