Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Carnegie Institute and Library
Carnegie Music Hall Pittsburgh.JPG
The Carnegie Institute serves as the headquarters of the Carnegie Museums
Location4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°26′34″N 79°57′2″W / 40°26′34″N 79°57′2″W / 40.44278; -79.95056
Area9.5 acres (3.8 ha)
Built1895
Architectural styleBeaux Arts
Part of79002158[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMarch 30, 1979
Designated CPJuly 22, 1983[1]
Designated PHLF1970[2]

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh are four museums that are operated by the Carnegie Institute headquartered in the Carnegie Institute complex in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Carnegie Institute complex that includes the original museum, recital hall, and library was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 30, 1979.

Portfolio

Two of the Carnegie museums, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the Carnegie Museum of Art, are both located in the Carnegie Institute and Library complex in Oakland, a landmark building listed on the National Register of Historic Places (ref #79002158, added 1979).[3] It also houses the Carnegie Music Hall and the main branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.[4] The other two museums, The Andy Warhol Museum and the Carnegie Science Center, are located in separate facilities on Pittsburgh's North Shore.[5]