Pittsburgh April 29, 2018
8 Fascinating Places In Pittsburgh You Can Barely Find On A Map
Pittsburgh’s hiding its fair share of gems. In fact, it’s easy to miss all that Pittsburgh has to offer because, well, there’s just so much to do. Think about it, though. With so much to do and so much yet to discover, we can never really get bored in the Burgh. Here are eight fascinating places in Pittsburgh you can barely find on a map but will definitely want to check out.
1. The Roberto Clemente Museum – 3339 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Get an intimate look into the life and the career of Roberto Clemente, a beloved Pittsburgh Pirate and humanitarian. The Roberto Clemente Museum, open by appointment only, displays a spectacular collection of Clemente memorabilia from his life on and off of the baseball field. To reserve a time for a guided tour, call 412-621-1268. Or, email:
Guided tours are $20 for adults and $10 for kids.
2. Randyland – 1501 Arch Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Inspiration awaits at the the colorful Randyland, a public masterpiece created by artist Randy Gilson, and one of those places in Pittsburgh everyone should visit once. Sat in the Mexican War Streets neighborhood, Randyland welcomes visitors to snap selfies and explore the grounds. If you're lucky, you might even run into Randy himself.
3. St. Anthony Chapel – 1704 Harpster Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Uncover the largest collection of Christian relics, except for the Vatican, at St. Anthony Chapel. The church in Troy Hill houses 5,000 relics, the largest public collection in the world. Among the relics on display include a piece of the cross on which Christ was crucified, Saint Demetrius' bones, and the skull of a saint. Visitors are welcome to attend mass at St. Anthony Chapel. Or, tour the chapel every Saturday through Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
4. William Penn Speakeasy – 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Journey back to the Roarin' 20s when you spend an evening at the William Penn Speakeasy. Tucked below the lobby of the Omni William Penn Hotel, The Speakeasy offers a memorable, authentic experience. Enjoy a light meal, such as fresh mozzarella or smoked tomato hummus. But, of course, the highlight is the expansive drinks menu, brimming with whiskeys, local beers, and bourbon.
5. Trundle Manor – 7724 Juniata Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Trundle Manor bills itself as a "tourist trap." But, it's one of those places in Pittsburgh in which you want to find yourself "trapped." The eclectic art house boasts an impressive collection of taxidermied animals, odd medical devices, and coffins. And, that's just the beginning. Tours are by appointment only. (Call at least a week in advance). As for payment? Donation in any form. Money, old medical devices, or anything creepy will do just fine.
6. Johnny Angel’s Ginchy Stuff – 1800 Preble Avenue,, Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Johnny Angel and the Halos, a popular band in Pittsburgh for nearly half a century, has played a pretty significant role in Pittsburgh culture. Now, Pittsburghers can visit Johnny Angel's Ginchy Stuff, an eclectic shop stuffed with memorabilia. Stop by Johnny Angel's Ginchy Stuff Wednesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
7. The Living Dead Museum – 121 East Main Street, Evans City, PA 16033
Okay, all of you "Night of the Living Dead" fans, take your fandom to the next level with a visit to The Living Dead Museum and Gift Shop. Located in Evans City, the iconic museum features memorabilia from the famous film, a screening room, and a timeline of the film. The Living Dead Museum welcomes guests Friday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday visits require an appointment.
8. Apple Hill Playhouse – 275 Manor Road, Delmont, PA 15626
Hidden in Delmont, Apple Hill Playhouse promises a quaint theater experience. Adults and children's plays are performed by the Orchard Performing Arts Company, Inc. Among the plays on the schedule for the 2018 season include Mama Won't Fly and A Comedy of Tenors. Or, take in such kids plays as Sleeping Beauty and Really Rosie.
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