Sightseeing in Johnstown

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  • The Artist's Hand Gallery
    Find something on the menu for everyone at Indiana's The Artists Hand. Getting online is easy with The Artists Hand's free and convenient wifi. Don't stay cooped up on a beautiful summer day! At The Artists Hand, you can dine outdoors on their lovely patio. Always five minutes behind schedule? Pick up your food to go instead. Parking is accessible and not far from the restaurant.
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    732 Philadelphia Street
    Indiana, PA US
  • Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum
    Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum celebrates one of the country's oldest transportation systems. It's no surprise then that the museum itself has moved from one location to another. It first opened in 1980, but soon outgrew its original space, and in 1998 took over a former PRR master mechanics building. Here, visitors immerse themselves in the rich history of the rail. Size: The museum's collection stretches over three floors of exhibits, plus a movie theater Eye Catcher: A replica of the K4-1361?known as the "official steam locomotive of Pennsylvania"?stands in the lobby. The original is slated for full restoration by museum staff. Permanent Mainstay: How to Run a Railroad, which features model trains and teaches visitors how difficult it was to keep a network of trains running smoothly in the era preceding satellite communications Don't Miss: Maintenance Division, which honors the workers who built and maintained the tracks, and dealt with disaster on the rails Hands-On Experiments: At Transportation Division, visitors can attempt to master the fast-paced skill of track switching to see first-hand why the brakeman's job was the most treacherous Pro Tip: Though snacks are available in the gift shop, there is no food service on site; visitors can, however, bring their own food and enjoy a picnic on the museum's grounds Special Programs: In the summer, the museum hosts live local bands in its [Alive@5 concert series]9 Leave Your Mark: If someone you know was a railroad worker, you can have them included in the museum's database, The Call Board. The database is available online and in the museum.
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    1300 9th Ave.
    Altoona, PA US
  • Westmoreland Museum of American Art
    The Westmoreland Museum of American Art's collection of American and Pennsylvanian art orbits around works created during the mid-18th to the mid-20th centuries and also incorporates newer work by contemporary artists such as Joyce Werwie Perry into its sophisticated company. Today's deal lets museumgoers choose between individual ($40) and family ($60) memberships. All members benefit from confidence-boosting access to exclusive events and exhibition previews, as well as discounts on museum classes and gift-shop goods. Art aficionados flying solo will snag two passes to Art on Tap ($14), including two drink vouchers to transform a sedate happy hour into a cavalcade of beer swigging, wine sipping, music enjoying, and awkward acquaintance leaning. Family members receive twice as many passes and vouchers ($28) to facilitate double dates and imaginary-friend fieldtrips. A family membership also includes one Second Saturday Studios class ($20) for favored firstborns to create fridge-ready self-portraits, collages, and paintings. Both deals get you a $5 voucher to the gift shop to grab Scenes of Industry posters ($7) with which to plaster the bedroom ceiling, encouraging highly productive REM cycles.
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    221 North Main Street
    Greensburg, PA US
  • Dv8 Espresso Bar and Gallery
    Fill up on fare from Dv8 Espresso Bar and Gallery in Greensburg and be sure to satisfy your stomach. Dv8 Espresso Bar and Gallery offers a free wifi hot spot — perfect for surfing the web or getting a little work done. Dv8 Espresso Bar and Gallery provides seasonal outdoor seating — be sure to grab a chair before it's too late. At Dv8 Espresso Bar and Gallery, you can find ample parking that is readily available any time of day.
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    208 S Pennsylvania Ave
    Greensburg, PA US
  • Corks And Canvases
    At Corks and Canvases, local artists demonstrate how to paint vivid scenes while students sip their favorite wines. After passing out canvases and supplies, teachers guides attendees aged 15 and older stroke-by-stroke through the process of creating projects such as a Van Gogh–inspired starry night over Pittsburgh or a sailboat as it floats at sunset. At BYOB classes, they invite guests to uncork a vintage and nibble snacks brought from home. The studio also hosts bachelor or bachelorette parties, fundraising events, and family nights that let kids and their smartest stuffed animals paint alongside adults.
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    4059 Route 22
    Murrysville, PA US
  • Frick Art and Historical Center
    When Helen Clay Frick passed away in 1984, she left behind one of America's most extensive collections of fine art and one of the few surviving buildings on Pittsburgh's fabled "Millionaire's Row." She also left behind a family legacy that played an integral role in shaping Pittsburgh as it exists today. So her family home?named Clayton by Helen's father Henry Clay Frick?now stands as a monument to a bygone age, both in its restoration to turn-of-the-century splendor and in its impressive displays of paintings and sculpture from the early-Renaissance on. Size: seven historical and educational buildings stud a 5.5-acre parcel of land, the home of the Frick Art Center, the Car and Carriage Museum, the Greenhouse, and Clayton itself Eye Catcher: if visitors are roaming the grounds, they'll probably be most impressed by the original house, an 11-room manse built in Italianate style The Building: the Frick Art Center opened in 1970, but most structures date back to the 1900s?their garage became the Car and Carriage Museum, their playhouse became an administrative office, and their greenhouse became the Greenhouse Permanent Mainstay: Henry Clay Frick began his collection of art, emphasizing early-Renaissance Sienese painting and 18th-century French painting, furniture, and decorative arts, with the purchase of George Hetzel's Landscape with River Don't Miss: the space affords plenty of space for lectures, workshops, and classical and contemporary music
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    7227 Reynolds Street
    Pittsburgh, PA US

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