One Wild Place, Highland Park
412-665-3640 or www.pittsburghzoo.org
One of only six U.S. institutions to offer both land and water wildlife under one … er … roof, this 100-plus-year-old zoo puts a priority on diversity. Kids (and adults) can enjoy the aquarium, three distinct forests, a “Kids Kingdom,” as well as two open-water exhibits.
2nd: Carnegie Science Center
3rd: Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh