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Senator John Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4208
+1 412-454-6000
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Heinz History Center

My husband and I enjoyed the museum very much. It took us about 3 hours to walk through all the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michelle J
via mobile
Great regional history museum

As a native of Eastern PA, it was a great place to learn about the other side of my state. I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tank1050
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Wescosville, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent70%
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  • Average5%
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1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4208
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the museum very much. It took us about 3 hours to walk through all the exhibits and for $16 pp this was well worth the visit!

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 2 days ago

As a native of Eastern PA, it was a great place to learn about the other side of my state. I especially enjoyed the sports areas, and the Heinz 57 exhibit. Six floors of history is a lot to take in and it is not...More

Thank tank1050
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mr. Rogers set and Heinz 57 and local sports history are some really great exhibits. It's a great way to know the history of the area. Small fee parking across the street. Good price on entrance fee.

Thank Margaretsen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoy a trip to the Heinz History Center. There's so much infomation i seem to learn something new every time! Neat stop for out of towners.

Thank ShadChamp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum featuring the region’s history. Includes immigrants, Sports, business and more. It even has one of the old trolley cars that provided public transportation. Very, very interesting and worth a visit.

Thank Sweetwater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent all day here and still didn't see everything. But we really enjoyed the exhibitions that we did have time for. Favorites included the new exhibit on the Heinz company, the collection of carpenter's planes, glassmaking in western PA, and the history of innovation...More

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been years since I've been to the History Center and they have really stepped up their game since the last visit. Besides the excellent Pittsburgh Sports and Glass exhibits, it has expanded the Heinz exhibit and added a several other displays. The section on...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This eclectic museum covers so much of Pittsburgh history - including that of Senator Heinz as well as all varieties of professional sports. We had some private time due to attending an evening reception; however, I would likely return during normal hours as well.

Thank KodaBear362
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

when you come to this place there is much that they have that you can learn from and they have 7 floors that you could go and look at there was so many great things invented.

Thank 313brandiem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. Crazy stuff was invented in Pittsburgh. Docents were awesome! Great sense of humor and seriously good story telling

Thank Holly S
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78traveler
29 August 2017|
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Response from mullson23 | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 but you could easily spend up to 5 browsing the exhibits. If you are coming for an event like Italian Day or other special days I would expect to spend at least 3hours.
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Vince_PGH
19 March 2016|
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Response from Cashester | Reviewed this property |
From their website: HEINZ HISTORY CENTER AND WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA SPORTS MUSEUM Adults: $16 Senior Citizens (62+): $14 Retired & Active Duty Military: $6.50 Students with a valid school ID: $6.50 Children ages 6-17... More
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