Discover the artistry and innovation of southwestern Pennsylvania’s rich heritage on a Rivers of Steel tour!

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Industrial Tour

Connect with Pittsburgh’s steel industry heritage on this guided tour of the Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark. Tours highlight the site’s iron-making technology, its workers, and their culture.

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Alloy Pittsburgh 2021 Tours

Take a tour of Alloy Pittsburgh 2021 at the Carrie Blast Furnaces! This special version of the Arts & Grounds Tour is only available Fridays through Sundays, August 29 – September 26.

Experience AlloyExperience Alloy

Hardest Working River Tour

The Hardest Working River Tour is back! Offered for the first time last fall, this special seasonal tour returns for two weekends only in October!
Journey with Rivers of Steel up the Monongahela River and hear the stories about how this mighty river helped to shape Pittsburgh’s early commercial and industrial success, helping to define the city we have today.
Travel the Mon!Travel the Mon!

Uniquely Pittsburgh Sightseeing Tour

Hop on board the Explorer riverboat for the Uniquely Pittsburgh Sightseeing Tour—a 90-minute excursion on Pittsburgh’s three rivers!

Cruise with us!Cruise with us!

Guided Machine Shop Tours

Step back in time to the early 1900s and discover the artistry of handcrafted manufacturing!

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Iron Garden Walk

Discover how nature has reclaimed a post-industrial landscape on a botanist-led tour of the wild gardens and grounds on the Carrie Blast Furnaces site.

Take a walk in the gardenTake a walk in the garden

Arts & Grounds Tour

Take an insider’s tour of the Carrie Blast Furnaces. Discover for yourself how this post-industrial site has become a creative muse for so many…and meet the famous deer sculpture that set it in motion!

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such as tours, workshops, and festivals happening at each unique attraction.