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The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh

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At The Andy Warhol Museum, the largest museum in the country dedicated to a single artist, study the art of Andy Warhol from his student days to the peak of his career. The seven floors are laid out chronologically, with each floor representing an era in Warhol’s life. Watch the movie at the start of the self-guided tour to gain additional insight into the influential artist and his works. The museum includes Warhol’s art, his papers, other materials from his estate, a collection of films and videos, and a live video feed from his grave site. Also, look for the drawings by his mother, Julia. If you visit with kids, bring them to the area where they can create their own art. Make The Andy Warhol Museum a part of your Pittsburgh vacation plans using our Pittsburgh trip generator.
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  • Visited the museum at the request of my daughter who is studying art. We really enjoyed the way the museum was laid out, grouping different eras and different styles together. There were many iconic p...  more »
  • The young staff is very friendly/helpful. Check out the movie first.. great background for what you are about to see. I was not a huge fan of his Art and more interested in his connection to the Velve...  more »
  • Loved the layout of this 7 story museum; friendly staff. The gift shop was quite varied with substantial things to see and buy. I suppose it helps if you are a Warhol fan, but anyone can appreciate th...  more »
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  • This is a very large museum that details the entire life of Andy Warhol. After you enter you take an elevator up to the top floor(I want to say seventh) and work your way down through the decades he was active. They have family pictures as well as pictures he made as a child on the top floor. As you progress down you see the different things that moved Andy, from early stages of his career in advertising, to later stages of film and even a floor dedicated to time capsules Andy made(basically he was a hoarder and just packed junk in boxes and gave it to friends). This is the closest you can get to an artist's life that I'm aware of and the museum has everything you could anticipate and more. The soup cans, the portraits of stars, even a few canvases that he took a piss on with friends!
  • We really enjoyed playing with the silver balloons in an interactive museum display, but the paintings and collection of artifacts were less inspiring to the kids. Unfortunately, the museum also does not allow visitors to take photos. I think it would have been fun to capture some photos of all the fun we had in the balloon room. The museum is also many floors high with stairs or the option of the elevator, which was busy and slow going. A better place to visit for adults, than for young children.
  • Very exciting place for travelers. Dont miss to visit here. But admision fee is 20 for adults and 10 for kid.
  • I love all things Andy! I am a large LGBT rights advocate, and to see his accomplishments tie in with his diverse sexuality is something that satisfies. I am an advertiser, so this place was cool to see.
  • All Andy Warhol, from the early years of school until his death. The museum is divided in six floors, from the top to the bottom following the chronological life of the artist. A must for anyone interested in pop culture.