Posts Tagged "Museums"


Updated on: 04/16/19If you've spent some time walking around downtown Pittsburgh, odds are good you've seen the old Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail. This historical building is one of the most stunning in the city and even includes its own Bridge of Sighs walkway that connected the two buildings. Booking.com Today the jail has been decommissioned and converted into a Common Pleas court, yet many artifacts from the era exist and...

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Updated on: 03/26/19One of the things we love about the boroughs in southwest Pennsylvania is that many of them have a historical society and museum dedicated to sharing the history of the area. Booking.com Some of these, like the Saxonburg Museum, are huge. Others, like the Harmony Museums, are spread out over multiple historical buildings that are all worth exploring. In Donora, the museum managed by the Donora Historical Society is...

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Updated on: 03/25/19As the cold of winter begins to leave Pittsburgh, there is one thing we always look forward to in order to ring in the start of spring – Phipps Conservatory's Spring Flower Show! Booking.com 2019's Spring Flower Show has the theme “Gardens of the Rainbow” and highlights the colors of the rainbow as well as other unique aspects of color theory- making this one of the most vibrant shows in recent...

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Updated on: 03/19/19The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is located just a few blocks away from the business district of downtown Greensburg, PA. Booking.com Read Our Latest Attraction Reviews (Articles will open in a new window. Scroll to keep reading.) Exploring the Historical Jail Museum in Downtown PittsburghThe Behind the Scenes Tour at PNC Park is a Must for Baseball FansLearning About the City With Free Pittsburgh Walking...

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Updated on: 03/11/19Prior to visiting Saxonburg, I only had heard a few stories about the borough's rich history. Booking.com It wasn't until I visited for a Burgh, Bits, and Bites food tour that I was able to learn more about the history due to the fact that the tour started out at the wonderful Saxonburg Museum! If you're in the area during the museum's seasonal operating period, this one is most certainly worth a stop. Read Our...

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