Introduction to Munhall, Pennsylvania
Munhall, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny county, is 6 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The town is located in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
Early settlers arrived in the late 18th century. John Munhall donated land for the construction of a railroad and the community was named in his honor. During the late 1800s, numerous industries experienced significant growth, and Munhall was officially incorporated in 1901.
Munhall and Nearby Attractions
- Carnegie Museum of Natural History
- Frick Art & Historical Center
- Old Economy Historical Site
- Point State Park
- Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
- National Aviary
Things To Do In Munhall
Munhall is near several historic sites and museums including the Frick Art & Historical Center, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, West Overton Village, Old Economy Historical Site, Bushy Run Battlefield, Rachel Carson Homestead, and Clayton - Henry Clay Frick Estate. The Point State Park is a historic landmark that played an important role in the French and Indian War. The National Aviary is home to more than 600 endangered and exotic birds. The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is another popular destination in the area.
The closest major airport is Pittsburgh International Airport.
Munhall Higher Education
Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Carlow College, and Community College of Allegheny County are some of the colleges near Munhall.