North Side Attractions

Attractions List | Attractions List with Full Description

Here is a partial list of great things to do when visiting Pittsburgh. Click each to learn more about each attraction:

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Andy Warhol Museum  
CATEGORY: Museum | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

Over the course of his career, Andy Warhol transformed contemporary art. Employing mass-production techniques to create works, Warhol challenged preconceived notions about the nature of art and erased traditional distinctions between fine art and popular culture. The Andy Warhol Museum's permanent collection is comprised of more than 8,000 works of art by Warhol including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, film, videotapes, and an extensive archives that consists of ephemera, records, source material for works of art, and other documents of the artist's life. Together, the art and archives make The Andy Warhol Museum the most comprehensive single-artist museum in the world.

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Carnegie Science Center  
CATEGORY: Museum | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

Carnegie Science Center is one of the four Carnegie Museums in Pittsburgh. Focused on science, this museum, its theater and exhibits are fun for the whole family.

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Max's Allegheny Tavern  
CATEGORY: Restaurant | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

German fare and a neighborhood tavern.

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Modern Cafe  
CATEGORY: Bar/Tavern | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

The Modern has been serving shots and beer on Pittsburgh's North Shore since 1933! Great beer selection and a favorite with locals on Pittsburgh's North Side.

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National Aviary  
CATEGORY: Nature/Wildlife | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

America's bird zoo! The National Aviary hosts a collection of more than 600 exotic and endangered birds from nearly every continent.

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New Hazlett Theater  
CATEGORY: Cultural | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

The New Hazlett Theater is located just blocks from the Priory, in one of the original Carnegie Library buildings.  It features a resident theater company, the Prime Stage Theatre Company, as well as touring theatrical productions, local theater groups, and a variety of national and local musical acts, including the likes of Aimee Mann and Chrissie Hynde.  

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Pittsburgh Children's Museum  
CATEGORY: Restaurant | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

The Pittsburgh Children's Museum. 

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PNC Park & the Pittsburgh Pirates  
CATEGORY: Sports | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

Just a few minutes walk from The Priory Hotel is what is widely considered to be the best place to watch a baseball game in major leagues. Check out the Battling Buccos and an amazing view of the city from every seat. From April to September.

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Rivers Casino  
CATEGORY: Casino | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

Located just minutes from The Priory Hotel, the new Rivers Casino is the premier destination for Pittsburgh gaming, dining and entertainment. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Rivers Casino is located next to Heinz Field on the North Shore.

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CATEGORY: Bar/Tavern | LOCATION: Northside/North Shore

SoHo is an upscale Bar and Restaurant in the heart of Pittsburgh's North Shore - just a few minutes walk or drive from the Priory Hotel. If you are a sports fan, they are across the street from PNC Park and few minutes stroll from Heinz Field. Head over when the Pirates are winning, warm up after an exciting Steeler Game, or watch your favorite sport on one of their thirteen wide-screen televisions and 8 ft projector!

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