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Experience Rivers of Steel

Things to Do

Tours, workshops, special events—there is always something fresh to do with Rivers of Steel!

Stop by the historic Pump House in Munhall. Walk the labyrinth, view public art, and learn about it's place in our region's labor history!

Enjoy Rivers of Steel Student Programs at home or in your virtual classrooms!

Step back in time to the early 1900s and discover the artistry of handcrafted manufacturing at the W.A. Young & Sons Foundry and Machine Shop, a National Historic Landmark.


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.

A vestige of Pittsburgh’s 20th-century domination of the steel industry

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.

Elected Officials and Mr. Carlino

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates WindStax Wind Turbine

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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Historic Pump House Celebrates New WindStax Wind Turbine Congressman Mike Doyle, Lt. Governor John Fetterman, and County Executive Rich Fitzgerald spoke at socially-distanced event. Homestead, PA (November…
Clusters of Families stand six feet or more apart in the ore yard.

Rivers of Steel Reopens More Attractions

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Rivers of Steel is Reopening More Attractions In mid-June Rivers of Steel resumed tours and workshops at the Carrie Blast Furnaces. Not only have these programs been well attended, guests…
Artist Benjamin Aysan with First Lady Frances Wolf and Governor Tom Wolf

Heritage Highlights: Benjamin Aysan

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Artist Benjamin Aysan with First Lady Frances Wolf and Governor Tom Wolf Heritage Highlights Communities are built by sharing and traditions are built by sharing across generations. At Rivers of…