Pittsburgh is a shopper's paradise and you're sure to find something for everyone on your list. In addition to four major downtown department stores, suburban Pittsburgh malls, and shopping meccas such as Shadyside, Station Square, and the South Side, there's a treasure trove of museum shops and stores nestled within many Pittsburgh area attractions. This is a list you may want to check twice.
Carnegie Science Center is fun for kids of all ages with interactive displays where you can touch objects and test merchandise, and toys to keep the kids busy while you shop. You can also shop the XPLOR Store online.
Andy Warhol Museum today? That's OK - you can shop the store online as well!
National Aviary, pick up a souvenir to remind you of these wondrous winged creatures. From bird books and bird pictures to bird games and bird collectibles, you're sure to find the perfect gift for your favorite bird-lover. No online ordering.
5. Curtain CallRight across from Heinz Hall you'll discover this nifty nook for music and memorabilia. A sheet music scarf, gold-plated opera glasses, ornaments and chimes, note-able pins, and a generous selection of autographed CDs, programs, and posters can be yours. Shopping is also available online.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History offers authentic scale-model dinosaur replicas, dinosaur puppets, plush toys, and even a dinosaur letter opener. Other items include a variety of botanical note cards, mummy puzzles, books, and prints.
Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center offers an array of chic gifts, poignant books, "retro" toys, regional memorabilia, and crafted jewelry. Many items are also available through the History Center Online Store.
The Mattress Factory on Pittsburgh's North Side. Merchandise can also be purchased through the online store.
Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium. Plus, browse a plethora of animal and nature-related jewelry, games, books, and clothing. No online shopping, but phone orders are accepted