This section includes zoos, aquariums and natural history museums in the Pittsburgh area. Why? Fantastical creatures in steampunk tales are often based on real ones. And some steampunk artists have used animal forms as inspiration for their work. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Carnegie Museum of Natural History in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh was founded by industrialist Andrew Carnegie in 1896. . .

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

The National Aviary in Pittsburgh is the only independent indoor nonprofit aviary in the United States. . .


Pittsburgh, PA, USA

The tagline: "The most unusual tourist trap in the world meets the most bizarre private collection on public display. . ."

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