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Senator John Heinz History Center

Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Enjoyed the exhibits, especially the children’s interactive ones. Mr Rogers is well- represented... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cleveland, OH
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Mr. Rogers!

Visited the museum to see the special Mr. Rogers exhibit. Very well done. Quite nostalgic. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Long Island, NY
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the exhibits, especially the children’s interactive ones. Mr Rogers is well- represented. Well done exhibit on slavery with primary documents and interactive exhibits that made the Underground Railroad come alive.

Thank jtoski
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the museum to see the special Mr. Rogers exhibit. Very well done. Quite nostalgic. The exhibit about the Heinz company was also very informative.

Thank parrots2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited w my daughter who lives Mr. Roger's. We had a great time and found the whole museum really great. Awesome gift store as well.

Thank MidwestMegg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is affiliated with the Smithsonian, so it’s got to be good. And it is. The focus on local connections to nationally and internationally important developments, such as the polio vaccine and organ transplants, is spectacular. The exhibits walk you through the early, pioneer days...More

Thank OuttaIllinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a little disappointed: The French-Indian-British war exhibit was hard to follow—no clear path. The starting point wasn’t even that obvious. We thought the exhibit on slavery was easier to follow but a bit thin in information, certainly about the terrible reconstruction years. Maybe...More

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a retired history teacher and thoroughly enjoyed the day I spent here. When paired with the Fort Pitt Museum, you can walk away with a great grounding in Pittsburgh history.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a perfect place to spend a leisurely afternoon. I was amazed at the exhibits and programs! A real history lesson on Western PA and should not be missed! Very reasonable admission price and you surely get your money's worth! Lots of available...More

Thank mlreid19778
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting museum, enjoyed by all. History of Pittsburgh is amazing, learned things we did not know. Nice set up. Prices not too bad, spent a couple hours here. Nice gift shop and helpful employees.

Thank I6474MHjm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Is is a very informative and interactive museum and my kids (4 and 10 years) really like it. Is not SUPER fun but was a very pleasure visit for a gray sunday. We certainly would like to do it again.

Thank natalivalim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is super nostalgic for me and my husband. Loved all of the Pittsburgh stuff and the street car reminded of my childhood. Also love the game nights when you can buy drinks and enjoy and game or two

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August 29, 2017|
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Response from Karen L | Reviewed this property |
If you don't have a special affiliation to Pittsburgh, two hours might be enough. I spent two hours but would have spent more time if I had it. As others advised, it will depend on your level of interest.
March 19, 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