Rivers of Steel showcases the artistry and innovation of southwestern Pennsylvania’s industrial and cultural heritage by fostering dynamic initiatives and transformative experiences.
Artistry. Industry. Innovation.
Things to Do
Tours, workshops, special events—there is always something fresh to do with Rivers of Steel!
Schedule a time to stop by the Bost Building in Homestead to view the new exhibition of works from Croatian artist Maxo Vanka.
Discover the artistry and innovation of southwestern Pennsylvania’s rich heritage on a Rivers of Steel tour!
Learn about changemakers, laborers, and migrants on The Black Experience at the Carrie Furnaces tour.
Inspired by the legacy of iron-making at the Carrie Blast Furnaces, Rivers of Steel’s Metal Arts program offers educational workshops, public demonstrations, and team-building experiences highlighting foundry work.
Join the National Aviary and Rivers of Steel for a birding experience like no other!
Visit, learn, and experience all five of the Rivers of Steel attractions that showcase the artistry and innovation of our region’s rich heritage.
Docked on Pittsburgh’s North Shore, an excursion on Explorer offers unparalleled opportunities to experience the beauty and history of Pittsburgh from its majestic rivers.
Site of the 1892 Battle of Homestead and a key part of the U.S. Steel Homestead Steel Works
This time capsule of America’s industrial heritage embodies the “can-do” spirit of early 20th-century craftsmen.
The Bost Building serves as the Visitors’ Center for the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area and offers exhibits on the region’s industrial and cultural heritage.