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The Andy Warhol Museum, USA

From series “Famous Museums of World Celebrities”
Year: 1994.

The Andy Warhol Museum located in Pittsburgh is also a landmark of world importance. This cultural center is popular among all fans of pop art. The sight is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to a single artist. The museum was opened in 1994. It occupies a massive seven-storey building, which was built in 1913 and was previously used as a warehouse.

The Andy Warhol Museum, USA More than $12 million were spent on a conversion of the historic building. Opening of the museum was one of the most anticipated events in the cultural life of the state. Only during the first weekend after the opening, the museum was visited by more than 25 000 people. Now, it is annually visited by more than 100 000 people from all over the world. The area of the museum dedicated to one of the greatest artists of the 20th century is 8 200 square meters. There are 17 galleries that are constantly modified and reconstructed.

About 900 paintings by Warhol, more than 70 sculptures, as well as more than 4 000 photographs are collected in the museum. Besides that, you can see personal belongings of the flamboyant artist. His legendary wigs and costumes are exhibited there too. The design of the galleries attracts interest. The most incredible accessories were used to decorate premises. Some rooms feature unusual wooden floors and a special lighting system, while others are designed as intricate labyrinths of steel drums. A visit to this unique museum will be an unforgettable journey into the world of the pop art. Next - Three Stooges Museum


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ATM bankomat: 'Alcoa Pittsburgh Federal CU' located in 0.05 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Budget Car Rental' is located in 0.58 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Sunoco Gas Station' in 0.37 km
Supermarket: 'Giant Eagle Supermarket' in 0.46 km
Parking: 'ALCO Parking: North Shore Garage' in 0.11 km
Apotheek: 'Melissa McAllister, PharmD' in 0.35 km
Police station: 'Federal Protection Services' in 0.84 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'The Warhol Cafe' in 0.04 km
Railway station: 'Pittsburgh Station' in 0.95 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Port Columbus Airport CMH - in 250 km
 »  John C. Munro Airport YHM - in 301 km
 »  Kerama Airport KJP - in 307 km
 »  Niagara Falls International Airport IAG - in 308 km
 »  Ronald Reagan National Airport DCA - in 309 km
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Pittsburgh North Shore

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Cambria Suites Pittsburgh

Located in 1 km from The Andy Warhol Museum
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All light suites have air conditioning and a seating area with a flat-screen TV. For extra comfort, a microwave, refrigerator and tea/coffee … More: photo, rates and booking
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh-South Side

Located in 2 km from The Andy Warhol Museum
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Spacious rooms at Pittsburgh Holiday Inn Express feature a bright decor with a work desk and a seating area. Coffee making facilities are also … More: photo, rates and booking
BridgeStreet at Portal Place

Located in 3 km from The Andy Warhol Museum
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The BridgeStreet at Portal Place apartments include a living room with sofa and a dining area. They have a clothes washer and dryer as well as … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around The Andy Warhol Museum - Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a great place for family vacation as the city features all the facilities for engaging and comfortable leisure and entertainment. The city of Pittsburgh offers an exciting zoological park for a family visit which is called the Pittsburgh Zoo. The park is home to numerous animals of different breeds and species. Guests will meet elephants and giraffes, bears and penguins. The park features even a specialized enclosure for night bats. The guests of the zoological park will find an excellent aquarium which presents numerous varieties and species of sea world inhabitants.

Another great place for open air recreation, picnicking and sport activities will be the South Park which features numerous playing grounds for kids, small scale golf courses and a zoological park of ultimate beauty. Apart from picnicking areas the park features numerous lanes and alleys for cycling and hiking. Not far from the city center tourists will discover the Pittsburgh entertaining park named Sandcastle Water Park. The park will be of great pleasure for water attraction fans. The water park features attractions and entertaining facilities for kids of all ages.
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