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Duquesne Incline

1997 West Carson St., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219 USA

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Open Now
Fri 5:30a-12:45a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted

“A magnificent view of Pittsburgh's "Golden Triangle"”

Scale Mount Washington in one of two original 1877 cable cars for a fun and unique ride and a breathtaking view of the Pittsburgh skyline when you reach the top of the 400-foot incline. Parking available across the street from our lower station at 1197 West Carson Street.

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Reviewed by
chrissymissme

  • 7 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
August 12, 2014
Rated 4.0

Senior citizens can go up and down for free. Had a difficult time finding the parking lot but ended up in a $7 lot. There are two inclines and both of them will take you up to fantastic views!

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Reviewed by
pborenstein

  • 6 Reviews
  • 7 Helpful
July 21, 2014
Rated 4.0

Don't miss the machine room at the top. It's an extra 0.50, but possibly the most interesting part of the incline.

Parking is available in gravel lot across from lower station. It's not free, but reasonable.

Note that many of the restaurants at the top are not open for lunch.

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
MetroMan19

  • 1 Review
  • 1 Helpful
July 22, 2014

It is awesome

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Lasinia

  • 2 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
July 11, 2014

It's interesting to see antique transportation if you're into that. The view is amazing though. It's the quintessential photo op spot of pittsburgh

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Erica Griffith

  • 92 Reviews
  • 96 Helpful
July 02, 2014

So many great memories from the incline as a kid. Really cool view at the top as well.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
joe238

  • 4 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
April 08, 2014

It's ok I suppose. $5 to go up and down

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
melbode

  • 14 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
March 18, 2016
Rated 5.0

Worth it. Beautiful view.

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Reviewed by
NicoleLynnJones84

  • 6 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
February 20, 2016
Rated 5.0

Neat place to take in a quick view of the city, plus such a cool feat of engineering! Make sure you have exact change for parking and your ticket, when we visited (2/19/16) it cost $2.00 for the first hour and $1.00 per additional hour to park, and the incline was $2.50 One way (so $5 to ride it up and back down).

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Reviewed by
Abe Lincoln

  • 126 Reviews
  • 20 Helpful
October 23, 2014
Rated 3.0

This was pretty cool! There's not much around either the top or bottom of the incline to do, but there's some good info on the incline at the top and you can't beat the view :)

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Duquesne Incline

1997 West Carson St.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
15219 USA

Hours

Open now until 12:45 am
  • Mon - Sat: 5:30 am - 12:45 am
  • Sun: 7:00 am - 12:45 am

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards not Accepted
  • Private Parking
  • Yes Parking

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