Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History

Location:   Oakland/Shadyside
Address:   4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone:   412-622-3131
Fax:   (412) 622-3112

Carnegie Museum of Art is arguably the first museum of contemporary art in the United States, collecting the "old master of tomorrow" since the inception of the Carnegie International in 1896. Today the Museum of Art is among the most popular and esteemed cultural institutions in the region, providing visitors with access to great works of art, studio art classes, and interpretive programs that inspire, provoke, and delight.

Hours: Tue-Sat, 10-5; Thur, 10-8; Sun, noon-5

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is ranked among the top five natural history museums in the country and is world famous for its dinosaurs, including the first-ever discovered T. rex. Through more than 20 galleries and the Powdermill Nature Reserve research field station, the museum maintains, preserves, and interprets an extraordinary collection of 21 million objects and scientific specimen, instilling a love of science, nature, and the environment.