Tours Around Town

Wednesday, March 6 OR Thursday, March 7

Kelso Museum of Near Eastern Archaeology Tour

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
616 N. Highland Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206.
Transportation on your own.

Members only. Free, but registration required. Members may attend only one session. The presentations are the same.

The Kelso Museum of Near Eastern Archaeology has its roots in a program of archaeological field work in the Near East that began in 1924 focusing on the Lands of the Bible: modern day Israel, West Bank, and Jordan. Its exhibits highlight daily life in ancient times including landscape and settlement patterns; domestic and communal architecture; agriculture and food preparation; technologies, crafts, and stylistic traditions; trade; religious observance; and memory and writing systems and practice. Our tour will include a slide show, tour, and pottery dating exercise.

Thursday, March 7

Wiser Tour

230 McKee Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Choose which time you prefer

Tour 1: 10 – 11 a.m. OR

Tour 2:  11 a.m. – noon

The Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research (WISER) is a leading medical simulation center, training thousands of health care professionals each year to increase patient safety and enhance medical education. During this fascinating tour, you will be introduced to SimMan, a patient simulator that looks and responds like a real person. You also will view simulation theaters that can be configured to nearly any scene, from operating rooms to outdoor disaster scenes.