Posts Tagged "Museums"


Updated on: 01/16/18When it comes to Christmas displays in Pittsburgh, we’re used to over the top and extravagant. It is just what we do during the holidays in southwestern Pennsylvania. Booking.com We visited Overly’s Country Christmas in Greensburg with a great deal of excitement because of this, and ended up being, well, quite underwhelmed! Overly’s Country Christmas is a Small Holiday Display We’re going to...

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Updated on: 12/14/17The Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning are one of Pittsburgh’s true gems. These rooms function as classrooms for the University of Pittsburgh, but they are much more than that- they are also designed in the style of classrooms from various countries around the world. Booking.com Although we always love taking out of town visitors to these rooms, perhaps the best time of year to do so is the...

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Updated on: 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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Updated on: 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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Updated on: 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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