Experience the Murals

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Group touring murals

Public Tours

Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring murals of Croatian artist Maxo Vanka on a docent-led guided tour at the historic St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church in Millvale. Public tours are currently available on Saturdays at 11am and 12:30pm. 

Holiday Lights Tours

Holiday celebrations continue with the one-and-only Vanka Murals at the historic St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church in Millvale. Enjoy pre-tour performances and a 60-minute docent-led tour surrounded by the splendor of the season.

Private Tours

Plan a private tour of the Vanka murals. Private tours are available six days per week, subject to availability, and are great for families, seniors, classes, and groups of varying sizes and ages.

School & Youth Field Trips

Join us for a field trip with your students to the murals of Maxo Vanka at St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church in Millvale! Workshops for teachers and educators are also available.

The Murals Experience reviews

star rating  The docent led tour was exceptional. Such an aesthetic experience! Certainly a collection of gems to behold in Pittsburgh.

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February 11, 2023

star rating  Very impressed with tour of the murals; extremely interesting and moving. Highest recommendation. Great descriptions of the content and messages, unique perspective into the creation of modern masterpieces.

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January 8, 2023

star rating  I loved every minute of it. The photos I saw of the murals before my tour did not do them justice. They must be seen in person and... read more

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November 13, 2022

star rating  An historical gem of Pittsburgh that deserves more attention. The murals cover the entire interior of the Church and capture themes of the immigrant experience, industrial exploitation, war, and social... read more

September 30, 2022

star rating  A tour of the Maxo Vanka murals is one of the richest cultural experiences that Pittsburgh has to offer, and should not be missed by those with an interest in... read more

September 30, 2022

star rating  Although the murals are stunning and create a sense of awe, the explanations behind them make this tour even richer.

September 29, 2022
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