The best museums in Pittsburgh in 2022

These are the top 20 best museums in Pittsburgh, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Pittsburgh, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Pittsburgh.

These are the best museums in Pittsburgh:

  1. Duquesne Incline1

    Duquesne Incline

    The Duquesne Incline ( / d uː ˈ k eɪ n / ) is a funicular located near Pittsburgh 's South Side neighborhood and scaling Mt. Washington in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States. Designed by Hungarian-American engineer Samuel Diescher , the incline was completed in 1877. The lower station is in th
  2. Senator John Heinz History Center2

    Senator John Heinz History Center

  3. Carnegie Museum of Natural History3

    Carnegie Museum of Natural History

    The Carnegie Museum of Natural History (abbreviated as CMNH ) is a natural history museum in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania . It was founded by Pittsburgh-based industrialist Andrew Carnegie in 1896. Housing some 22 million specimens, the museum features one of the finest p
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  5. Carnegie Museum of Art4

    Carnegie Museum of Art

    The Carnegie Museum of Art , abbreviated CMOA , is an art museum in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . The museum was founded in 1895 by the Pittsburgh-based industrialist Andrew Carnegie . It was the first museum in the United States with a primary focus on contemporary art. A
  6. Fort Pitt Museum5

    Fort Pitt Museum

    Fort Pitt Museum is an indoor/outdoor museum that is administered by the Senator John Heinz History Center in downtown Pittsburgh , Allegheny County , Pennsylvania in the United States. It is at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers , where the Ohio River is formed. Fort Pitt Museum
  7. Pittsburgh Zoo & Ppg Aquarium6

    Pittsburgh Zoo & Ppg Aquarium

    The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is one of only six major zoo and aquarium combinations in the United States . Located in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania 's Highland Park , the zoo sits on 77 acres (31 ha) of park land where it exhibits more than 4,000 animals representing 475 species, including 20 threa
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  9. Nationality Rooms7

    Nationality Rooms

    The Nationality Rooms are a group of 31 classrooms in the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning depicting and donated by the national and ethnic groups that helped build the city of Pittsburgh . The rooms are designated as a Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation historical landmark
  10. Mattress Factory8

    Mattress Factory

    The Mattress Factory is a contemporary art museum located in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania . It was a pioneer of site-specific installation art and features permanent installations by artists Yayoi Kusama , James Turrell , and Greer Lankton . The museum's roof itself is a light art installation and pa
  11. The Andy Warhol Museum9

    The Andy Warhol Museum

    The Andy Warhol Museum is located on the North Shore of Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania , in the United States . It is the largest museum in North America dedicated to a single artist. The museum holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives from the Pittsburgh-born pop art icon Andy Warhol
  12. Carnegie Science Center10

    Carnegie Science Center

    The Carnegie Science Center is one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . It is located in the Chateau neighborhood. It is located across the street from Heinz Field .
  13. Uss Requin11

    Uss Requin

    USS Requin (SS/SSR/AGSS/IXSS-481) / ˈ r eɪ k w ɪ n / , a Tench -class submarine , was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named after the requin , French for shark . Since 1990 it has been a museum ship at The Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania .
  14. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall12

    Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall

    Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum (or often simply Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall ) is a National Register of Historic Places landmark in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States . It is the largest memorial in the United States dedicated solely to honoring all branches of military
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  16. Children's Museum of Pittsburgh13

    Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

    Allegheny Post Office , also known as Old North Post Office , The Landmarks Museum , is a building built in 1897 in the Allegheny City area that is now within Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . It is located in Pittsburgh's North Side. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in
  17. Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum14

    Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum

  18. Wood Street Galleries15

    Wood Street Galleries

    Wood Street Galleries , a visual arts project of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust , is a gallery located in Downtown Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania . The gallery occupies the upper floors of the Max Azen company building, above the Wood Street light rail stop .
  19. Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens16

    Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

  20. Stephen Foster Memorial Museum17

    Stephen Foster Memorial Museum

  21. Bicycle Heaven18

    Bicycle Heaven

  22. Highmark Sportsworks - Carnegie Science Center19

    Highmark Sportsworks - Carnegie Science Center

  23. Randyland20



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