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

There’s more to explore with Rivers of Steel tours.

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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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!

Visit the Machine ShopVisit the Machine Shop

The Black Experience at the Carrie Furnaces

Join Rivers of Steel this June for a special tour of the Carrie Blast Furnaces.

Get the story!Get the story!

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 experience the famous deer sculpture that set it in motion!

Go Behind the scenesGo Behind the scenes

Hardest Working River Tour

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.
The Hardest Working River Tour is a special tour offered several times in the spring season and again each fall.
Travel the Mon!Travel the Mon!

Learn more about the events

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