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. 

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.

360º Virtual Tour

Experience the murals of Maxo Vanka from wherever you are with this self-guided interactive and educational 360-degree virtual tour! Available in your inbox immediately after purchase.

K–12 Education Programs

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

The Murals Experience reviews

star rating  The murals together with the verbal tour through their features make for a unique, fascinating experience that I think anyone with any interest in art, history, Pittsburgh, or religion will... read more

jonrubin
May 29, 2022

star rating  The small group escorted tour was a revelation. The dedicated docents presented a heartfelt and honest explanation of the church, the artist and the murals, readily admitting the gaps... read more

Michael F
February 11, 2020

star rating  Seeing the murals for the first time is amazing! They are exquisite with the LED lighting bringing them to new life. The docent shared the history and significance... read more

cathy b
October 27, 2019

star rating  A small group of us were led through Saint Nicholas Croatian Church to view the Maxo Vanka murals there. The docent was very knowledgeable about the church and the artist... read more

haiykuhi
June 21, 2019

star rating  I’ve been going to see these murals for 25 or more years, but with restoration (actually the term is conservation) and new LED lighting, they are outstanding! Guided tours are... read more

Energydoc
June 6, 2019

star rating  We visited on a rainy Saturday at 11 AM. The docent led us around the murals for an hour and a half with excellent history and explanation of the artwork.... read more

Kit K
November 27, 2017
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