Posts Tagged "Museums"


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: 09/20/17Since 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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Last updated: 06/27/17The Pittsburgh Seminary wouldn’t be your first place to expect to find a museum, but tucked in the basement of Long Hall is a rather unique museum in Pittsburgh called the Kelso Museum for Near Eastern Archaeology. Booking.com For those who like history, especially when surrounding the holy land, a visit to this small museum is a must. Covering the Seminary’s Own Archaeological Digs In many cases, it...

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Last updated: 09/12/17For those who love museums, Pittsburgh is a great place to explore. Booking.com We have world class art museums like the Carnegie Museum of Art, the contemporary Mattress Factory, and the Warhol Museum. We have the fantastic Science Center and Children’s Museum that are family oriented. We even have the Fort Pitt Museum and Heinz History Center that focus on the amazing history of Western Pennsylvania from...

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