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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PGH 101: An Intro to Innovation Riverboat Tour

Pittsburgh has a legacy of innovation! Discover how the region evolved to become the vibrant and tech-forward city it is today on this 90-minute riverboat sightseeing tour on the Explorer riverboat. Proceeds support STEM education programs.

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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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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.

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Guided Machine Shop Tours

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

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