About Carnegie Museums Travel Program

A trip with Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a trip you won’t soon forget. Our own museum directors, curators, and invited experts serve as your special hosts on exclusive excursions around the globe. Carnegie Museums travelers always dine and lodge in luxury, while experiencing their destinations through one-of-a-kind guided tours, visits to private homes, behind-the-scenes tours of museums and historical monuments, and adventures through ancient cities.

Whether it’s a weekend in Philadelphia or a week in Venice, a trip with the Carnegie Museums Travel Program provides opportunities for memorable discovery rarely found in conventional travel. Consider a trip today.

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Barbara Tucker

Barbara Tucker

Director, Travel Program and Senior Advancement Officer

Barbara has been organizing trips for CMP since February of 2001.  She has designed and tailored trips for CMP to many domestic and international venues and has worked extensively with CMP curators and experts from other institutions around the world.

Prior to joining CMP, Barbara had a career in the hotel industry.  She graduated from the Hotel School of Lausanne, Switzerland and worked in hotels in Europe and New York before joining CMP first as Travel Program Manager and then as Director of Individual Giving to her current position. Barbara speaks French fluently and serves as the President of the Alliance Française of Pittsburgh and President of the French Nationality Room at the University of Pittsburgh.

She has led trips to Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Cuba, England, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Scotland, Spain, India, Russia, Southeast Asia and many destinations throughout the United States.


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