West Mifflin, Pennsylvania: Kennywood Park from Adventureland

Classic amusement park with many old rides used as the atmospheric setting for the movie "Adventureland" (2009).

Kennywood Park

4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin, PA
Southeast from downtown Pittsburgh get on the I-376 and take Exit 77 (Edgewood-Swissvale). Follow the Kennywood Park arrows until you cross over the Monongahela River, then turn left. Destination will be on right.
10:30 am - 10 pm. (Call to verify)
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Kennywood Park from Adventureland

Kennywood is on the location of the Battle of the Monongahela that took place on July 9th, 1755, and is one of only two amusement parks designated as National Historic Landmarks. It is a traditional amusement park with a nostalgic atmosphere, historic rides, and a small town feeling.

[Tabitha Pauley, 05/10/2017]
Kennywood Park

Kennywood Park is full of antiquity, charm and many memories. Founded in 1898 as a small trolley park near Pittsburgh, Kennywood was begun by the Monongahela Street Railway Company, which was controlled by Andrew Mellon. Today's Kennywood still contains two major buildings dating from 1898 -- a carousel pavilion and a restaurant (originally the Casino).

[Jodi Fuchs, 04/13/2004]

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