A Space History and Science Museum that exists along with a traditional science center in the
same city, featuring flown artifacts from the U.S. and Soviet space programs. This is a prime
example of what riches Pittsburgh could have in the ORIGINAL BUHL.
Some of today's hottest music is being created with technology that is nearly 40 years old.
Learn more about this amazing electronic music equipment at;
Strategic Air and Space Museum; A 21st Century Aerospace Museum
To Educate, Inspire and to Entertain
This is a great site for those who enjy riding ''antiques'' for amusement. See if you can locate these
operating rides that are 70, 72, 75, 76, and 100 years old. One of the rides has an 86 year old Wurlitzer
band organ that plays when the ride operates. An attraction at this location shares a connection with the
Mercantile map on display inside Buhl Planetarium. (These two attractions started life at the 1939 World's
Fair in New York City.) Try to locate the historuc landmark that you ride. (Here is a clue: ''You may be
too tall to ride this attraction that shares it's name with a slow moving reptile.'') There are only three
of these rides left, on the entire planet, that still operate.
This site is an intersting paradox, for many of the famous photos taken to ''freeze'' images of the
21st Century have been taken with ''antiques''. (Lots of cool history here also.)
Astronomers, professionals and amateur, are using ''antiqye'' instruments for education, recreation,
space-object maping and photography, and research. Professors and Scientists from our local universities
are using ''antiques'' for education and high-precision astrometry, essential for extra-solor planet
detection and the characterization of planetary systems.
This is a great site for those who enjoy listening to thier antiques. (This site also includes an
excellent historical narrative of Pittsburgh's technological development and connection to the
Legendary Sternwheeler Paddleboat: The Mississippi Queen
Legendary Sternwheeler Paddleboat: The Delta Queen
The Duquesne Incline. Operated by the Society for the Preservation of The Duquesne Heights
Incline in Pittsburgh.
Pennsylvania Trolly Museum
Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine and Steam Train
San Francisco Cable Car Museum
Vintage Lionel Train Exchange
Official Web Site of The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Association
Air Heritage Museum and Aircraft Restoration Facility at Beaver County Airport
The World's Lighthouses, Lightships & Lifesaving Stations
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation - aims to continue preserving and restoring 18th century Williamsburg
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