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Randyland

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Wonderful family visit and story!

This was such a fun stop while traveling through Pittsburg, PA. I loved the story behind the guy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
XLsDADDY
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Color and Community in Randy Gilson's Outsider Art

My husband and I visited Randyland on our visit to Pittsburgh. It's a fun space filled with an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jamie L
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Hazlet, New Jersey
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Randyland is the home of artist, Randy Gilson. Located in the Mexican War Streets district of Pittsburgh's Northside, the Randyland courtyard is open most everyday between 10:00pm and 7:00pm. Visitors are welcome to come and explore the public art...more
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1501 Arch St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4028
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a fun stop while traveling through Pittsburg, PA. I loved the story behind the guy that created this amazing place. Such a wonderful person in a community that needed some positivity. This guy truly had a vision and a gift given to...More

Thank XLsDADDY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Randyland on our visit to Pittsburgh. It's a fun space filled with an eclectic, colorful collection of items from signs to lanterns to doll heads (I said it was eclectic). We had the pleasure of hearing Randy speak and he...More

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This folk art paradise is the work of a very dear man, Randy Gilson, who I had the distinct pleasure of meeting on my recent visit. To see his creation is one thing, but to hear his story and meet him firsthand is a real...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much to see crammed into every corner possible. We were not lucky enough to see Randy, but I assume his work speaks for him. We love these kinds of places. We only got to tour the courtyard section.

Thank ForgetThisPlace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not quite sure exactly how to describe this. The painting on the homes were cool but the yard you walk into looks like someone painted their junk in their backyard. Not really worth going to see, in my opinion.

Thank srss96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's fun and free. (Drop a donation if you're willing.) Why else would you not like this cool little fun spot? If you have kids, they will have a blast without breaking your wallet.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A few in the party were skeptical about stopping by, but what a pleasant surprise. Party of parents with 4 teens ranging in age from 16 to 19. Older kids can definitely appreciate the detail in the artwork, parents enjoy the stuff like the hand...More

Thank Kate G
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Visited here during Doors Open Pittsburgh '18. Yes, it is colorful. Yes, you can even say it enhances the neighborhood. But for me personally, I appreciate art so much more when it's organized. It appeared to me that whatever Randy could find that was thrown...More

Thank 76desert
Reviewed September 25, 2018

My wife and I enjoyed our visit to Randyland in Pittsburgh while visiting the area in mid-September 2018. Randyland is a colorful and fun place to visit. Randy has transformed his backyard into a delight of reused items with original painting on every surface imaginable....More

1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed September 17, 2018

What an amazing place. So many fun things to look at - a collection of chairs hanging from a staircase, wig heads with masks, planting’s in unlikely recepticles, a turtle sporting Mardigras beads. Every member of our group saw something different.

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Lynne S
September 16, 2018|
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Response from Tracee S | Reviewed this property |
He was around when we visited. He was really making an effort to stop each group of visitors to talk with them. :)
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Brooke M
July 1, 2018|
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Response from 543PW | Reviewed this property |
No it isnt
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David S
April 17, 2018|
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Response from Cremebrulee365 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is. When I was there, someone was there with their dog and nobody said anything.
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