Pittsburgh is home to over 86,000 students from . Pittsburgh was ranked as one of the .
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
The museum is ranked among the top five U.S. natural history museums and features 20 exhibition halls including the blockbuster "Dinosaurs in Their Time."
Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium
Housing thousands of animals representing diverse species, the Pittsburgh Zoo is ranked in the top 10 percent of zoos in the nation.
Carnegie Museum of Art
From classics to contemporary, with an eye on social issues, the museum is a must-see.
From the smallest hummingbirds to the lofty red-crowned cranes, visit the nation’s only independent, indoor, nonprofit zoo dedicated exclusively to birds.
Andy Warhol Museum
Carnegie Mellon alumnus Andy Warhol was an iconic figure in the pop art movement that explored the relationship of art to modern celebrity culture and advertising. That effort comes alive at a museum dedicated to his work.
Pittsburgh Cultural District
Head downtown for an evening at the internationally acclaimed Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, or take in a Broadway show or ballet.
The Mattress Factory
What was once an industrial bed plant is now a home for experimental site-specific installations by artists in residence from around the world.
City of Champions
Named for the long-standing successes of its professional sports teams, be sure to wear the city's colors — black and gold — and join the diehard fans for a , or game.
Carnegie Science Center
Interactive exhibits, an IMAX theater, and planetarium shows connect science and technology with everyday life.
The First Friday of every month, galleries all along Penn Ave feature works by local and visiting artists while open-air markets sell locally made crafts and foods.
Pittsburgh is emerging as a tech and culture hub that The Washington Post praises for its "."
and software engineering lead the way. The city is home to , Uber and offices and a budding ecosystem of tech startups including , and , all of which have CMU roots.
Hollywood of the East
From the zombie cult classic "Night of the Living Dead" by CMU alumnus to the Oscar nominated "," Pittsburgh — and CMU's campus is a hotbed for film production, with more than shot in the region in the last decade. Want to be an extra? Visit the .
A Green City
The Steel City has become known for its green living. Pittsburgh has more trees per square mile than any other U.S. city, 1,700 acres of and is The city also has one of the world’s largest concentrations of certified "green" buildings, including the Phipps Conservatory.
Food in The 'Burgh
Pittsburgh’s traditional fare of and is making room for chefs feeding off new opportunities and .