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Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 
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tylerd's pictureby tylerd History & Culture travel tip
added on the 21st of February, 2011
Truly an amazing museum where you see art come to life in the various paintings, artworks of famous and not so famous artists of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist era. The Carnegie Museum of Art has not only a wide collection of contemporary art dating from the mid-19th century, but also decorative art, video, photos and artworks from other countries, like Japan.

There are free guided tours available (with admission ticket, of course), lectures and events. It is a place which I highly recommend visiting, especially if you're truly interested in art.

Address:
4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

Price:
Kids $11, adults $15

Opening Hours:
Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm (till 8pm on Thu)
Sun: noon-5pm

On the web:
http://web.cmoa.org/

 
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