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Industrial Tour of the Carrie Blast Furnaces

Presented by Rivers of Steel at Carrie Blast Furnaces, Pittsburgh PA

Sep 18 2020
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Oct 31 2020
Industrial Tour of the Carrie Blast Furnaces

Connect with Pittsburgh’s steel industry heritage on this guided tour of the Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark. Tours highlight the site’s iron-making technology, its workers, and their culture.

Declared a National Historic Landmark in 2006, Carrie, as it’s affectionately known, entices visitors to marvel at the scale and legacy of its industrial might.  A remnant of the legendary U.S. Steel Homestead Steel Works, the Carrie Blast Furnaces are a vestige of Pittsburgh’s 20th-century domination of the steel industry.

During this two-hour guided tour, you’ll hear stories about the site’s technology (including why it is nationally significant) as well as get to know the culture of

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ADMISSION INFO

HOURS & ADMISSION

Morning and afternoon tours are offered seasonally from May through October.  Tours sell out. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended.

General Admission
Advance/Door
$21/$25

Students (18+ with college ID)
Advance/Door
$17/$20

Seniors (62 and above)
Advance/Door
$17/$20

Kids (ages 4 – 17)
Advance/Door
$14/$17

Contact: 4124644020

Email: info@riversofsteel.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 23, 2020 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 23, 2020 at 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 24, 2020 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 25, 2020 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm (Sun)
  • Oct 30, 2020 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 30, 2020 at 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 31, 2020 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 31, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm (Sat)

Additional time info:

Tours are currently limited to 15 people with social distancing practices in place. Tours do sell out; advance ticket purchases are recommended.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

VIDEOS

  • A quick look a the Carrie Blast Furnaces—and commentary on how Industrial Tours of this National Historic Landmark connect the heritage of Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania to the modern metropolis it is today.

LOCATION

Carrie Blast Furnaces

801 Carrie Furnace Blvd, 623 East Eighth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15218

PARKING INFO

Unless otherwise noted, free parking is available onsite.  Some search engines / maps services may prefer the address “Carrie Furnace Blvd, Rankin, PA 15104.”

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

Handicapped parking is available, but the grounds covered during tours are not wheelchair accessible. Some accommodations are available; contact info@riversofsteel.com.

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