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#6 Top Attraction in Pennsylvania: Andy Warhol Museum

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#6 Top Pennsylvania Attraction: Andy Warhol Museum

Most Favorite Tourist Attractions in Pennsylvania is The Andy Warhol Museum

about The Andy Warhol Museum

One of the most interesting places to visit in Pennsylvania is the Andy Warhol Museum. This is the largest museum all dedicated to a single artist in the whole U.S.

Not only is it a very old museum but an interactive one, the Andy Warhol galleries, more specifically 17 galleries, have the most significant items that relate to Andy Warhol’s life.

Andy Warhol Museum: Interesting Facts

  • At the very beginning, the Andy Warhol Museum was an industrial warehouse
  • For a more interactive museum experience, the architectures added some walls and removed some floors
  • The new walls are meant to give that mysterious vibe to the exhibition space
  • The floors were removed so the height is now maximized
  • Once visiting the museum, you can admire over 8,000 of Warhol’s artworks, such as drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures
  • You cannot miss the collection of film and video either
  • The museum hosts creations of Warhol’s mother, Julia Warhol
  • Once visiting the museum, you will have the chance to admire some collaborative works of Warhol with artists like Haring, Clemente, and Basquiat
  • The original architect of the museum’s building is W.G. Wilkens
  • The exhibitions of this museum contain taxidermied creatures, including the one with Cecil the Great Dane, who guarded and stood by his side from 1969 to 1987
  • If you want to discover all the intimate facts to becoming Andy Warhol, visit this museum
  • The museum also plays a host to press clippings, source material, and art supplies that belonged to Warhol
  • Maybe you didn’t know, but Warhol was a true hoarder, and the 608 Times Capsules are the proof
  • You will find some special gifts from Salvador Dali, for instance, while visiting the Time Capsules

117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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