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  • U.S.S. Requin, Cold War Sub

    U.S.S. Requin, Cold War Sub

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Tour a real U.S. submarine that spied on America's foes from the depths of the Cold War.

  • Johnstown Flood Museum

    Johnstown Flood Museum

    Johnstown, Pennsylvania

    Exhibits, film, and relics recount the deadly wall of water that destroyed most of Johnstown in 1889.

  • Center for PostNatural History

    Center for PostNatural History

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Art professor's museum exhibits examples of human tinkering of animals and organisms though breeding and genetic manipulation.

  • Roboworld


    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Robotics exhibits include full-size replicas of famous Hollywood robots, and demonstration robots that outperform humans.

  • Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Tour

    Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Tour

    Ashland, Pennsylvania

    Travel by rail into a mountain to experience the dark, chilly world of an anthracite coal mine.

  • AACA Museum and Museum of Bus Transportation

    AACA Museum and Museum of Bus Transportation

    Hershey, Pennsylvania

    A dozen restored highway haulers highlight this indoor "national showplace" of the bus industry, part of the AACA Museum.

  • 5,000 Relics of St. Anthony's Chapel

    5,000 Relics of St. Anthony's Chapel

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Largest public collection of venerated saint and martyr bones fill the walls of a Catholic church.

  • Hershey's Chocolate World

    Hershey's Chocolate World

    Hershey, Pennsylvania

    Automated ride through a fake chocolate factory.

  • National Civil War Museum

    National Civil War Museum

    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Largest museum in the world dedicated solely to the Civil War. Don't miss the bloody battlefield amputation diorama, and a chance to pepper touch screen Lincoln with questions.

  • Randyland


    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Two multi-story buildings and an adjacent lot are the candy-colored playscape of resident artist Randy Gilson.

  • Trundle Manor - House of Oddities

    Trundle Manor - House of Oddities

    Swissvale, Pennsylvania

    Artists Mr. Arm and Velda von Minx exhibit vintage taxidermy, antique medical devices, weaponry, coffins, sculptures and more.

  • Grumman Greenhouse

    Grumman Greenhouse

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Crazy art installation -- a crashed Cold War plane crunched onto the pavement. The glow of magenta lights through windows reveals dozens of potted plants growing inside!

  • The Space Acorn

    Space Acorn

    Kecksburg, Pennsylvania

    Government weapon, alien craft, or giant squirrel food?

  • Mad Anthony Wayne dummy

    Where Mad Anthony Wayne Died

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    Buried. Boiled. Reburied. Revolutionary War general's replica death blockhouse.

  • Eastern State Penitentiary

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Tour a massive old prison.

  • Drake Well Museum

    Drake Well Museum

    Titusville, Pennsylvania

    Where Edwin Drake sparked America's first oil boom -- in Pennsylvania?

  • Phil the Groundhog

    Weather Capital of the World

    Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania

    Even if you miss Phil the Groundhog's prognostication, there are things to see in Punxsutawney. Like Phil.

  • Insectarium


    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Pet a hissing cockroach and skeeve at a Model Infested Kitchen.

  • Mutter Museum

    Mutter Museum

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    World class collection of medical oddities for your thoughtful perusal.

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