The Car and Carriage Museum

After the turn of the 20th century, the development of the automobile profoundly changed American life. In the Car and Carriage Museum, visitors can travel back to the time of carriages, see some of the first horseless carriages to have an impact on Pittsburgh and learn about Pittsburgh’s role in the developing automobile industry.

 

Currently on View

1903 Brewster & Co. Basket Phaeton carriage
1903 Brewster & Co. Basket Phaeton carriage
1909 Stanley Steamer
1909 Stanley Steamer
1914 Rolls Royce
1914 Rolls Royce
Helen's 1931 Lincoln
Helen's 1931 Lincoln

The Car and Carriage Museum houses the Frick's collection of historic carriages and automobiles dating back to the turn of the 20th century.

Recent expansion and renovation initiatives provide for added space, higher ceilings and better lighting to improve your visitor experience.

Henry Clay Frick’s 1914 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost touring car and Howard Heinz’s 1898 Panhard (reputed to be the first car in Pittsburgh) are both on view, apart of a selection of historic vehicles that illustrate the story of how the automobile transformed early-20th-century life.