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Industrial Tour of the Carrie Blast Furnaces

Presented by Rivers of Steel at Carrie Blast Furnaces, Pittsburgh

September 18 - October 31

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...

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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 its workers. You’ll also learn a bit about the iron-making process, from the movement of the raw materials to the tapping of the furnaces that produced fiery molten iron.

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Dates & times

Fri, Oct 23 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Oct 24 @ 10:00 am + 7 more dates and times

Sat, Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Oct 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Oct 30 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Oct 31 @ 10:00 am Sat, Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm - Less dates

Admission

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

4124644020

info@riversofsteel.com

Ticket Website

Location

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801 Carrie Furnace Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15218

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