Posts Tagged "Museums"


Last updated: 10/30/17You may be aware that the cult classic zombie flick, Night of the Living Dead, was filmed outside of Pittsburgh. Booking.com But did you also know that Evans City (home to the iconic cemetery from the movie), now has its own Living Dead Museum dedicated to the franchise? Although small, this one does a fantastic job paying tribute to all things from the Living Dead series, zombie media at large, and then some! A...

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Last updated: 09/26/17One museum we’ve always wanted to visit in Pittsburgh, but had few to no opportunities to check out, is the Children’s Museum. As adults without kids (or kids we can adopt as defacto parents for an afternoon), we always felt uneasy with the idea of going to this one on our own. Booking.com Our problems were solved when one of the museum’s quarterly 21+ night events came about, and we put on our...

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Last updated: 09/12/17St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Millvale was built in the early 1900s as a place of worship for the large Croatian population in the region. In 1921 the church was devastated by a fire, and was rebuilt in 1922. Booking.com In the years that followed the congregation worshiped in a church that was relatively devoid of imagery, and in the late 1930s the church commissioned acclaimed Croatian artist Maxo Vanka to...

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Last updated: 08/8/17 Sometimes as travel writers there are just a few spots we visit that are impossible to put into words. Destinations so sobering about the low points in human history that I simply cannot do justice in any one article. Booking.com I’ve found myself in this particular spot in many places around the world- be it Dachau in Germany, the ground zero spots of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan, and the 9/11 Memorial...

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Last updated: 10/21/17Since founding Discover the Burgh, we’ve made it our mission to do everything Pittsburgh has to throw at us. From eating at all the great Pittsburgh restaurants, visiting all the museums, to exploring the many public spaces and hiking trails (to name a few), we’ve tried to live by the mindset of if it is there, we want to check it out. Booking.com Naturally, one of our goals along these lines was to...

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