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Senator John Heinz History Center

Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Pittsburgh History

The Heinz center provides a historic perspective on the history of Pittsburgh sports, including the... read more

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Very informative!

A nice variety of exhibits, some were hands on. My favorite part was the sports museum. Try to... read more

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Heinz center provides a historic perspective on the history of Pittsburgh sports, including the baseball African American baseball league, football, baseball etc. There is an exhibit on Mr Rogers which is interesting. The Heinz food exhibit was really interesting. Lots of school kids visiting....More

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 2 days ago

For those of you who "relish" the slow pour of Heinz Ketchup, you may decide to learn more about the history of the company best known for their tomato sauces. A clean facility with a cafe on the 1st floor, decent food, good for a...More

Thank BrucePGH412
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice variety of exhibits, some were hands on. My favorite part was the sports museum. Try to find the BOGO coupon in the Pittsburgh booklet!

Thank ozmania26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 2 hours to hang out before the baseball game and my brother-in-law recommended this, particularly the Sports Museum which covers Piitsbugh sports of all kinds. The sports exhibits were extensive covering 2 floors and ranged from local to pro sports. The exhibits were...More

Thank krsk13
Reviewed 1 week ago

I honestly wasn't too excited about going here, but was very pleasantly surprised! There are so many things here! Lots of interesting and varied items! My son and husband liked the Sports museum (which is included in the same ticket price), but I liked the...More

Thank AimIrv
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my visit. Lots of exhibits of the Heinz business plus much more. Lots of sports memorabilia. Mr. Rodgers exhibit, I wish there was more of it, and a great cultural diversity of the Pittsburgh area. I highly recommend. Parking was $5.

Thank mawsdang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could spend the whole day there. It has exhibits about every subject you could imagine in addition to the history of Pittsburg.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the Mister Rogers exhibit. Very well done. There is something for everyone here. Use the map and plan out your visit so you get to see everything on your list. There is too much to see in one visit so consider a membership. The...More

Thank Cathy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot believe someone said allocate two hours to the Heinz. We spent the entire day (minus 1.5 hour lunch break) and went back the next morning (2nd day free) to finish. They need to do a little work on lighting and some displays not...More

Thank marcy j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every floor of this museum has very different and fascinating exhibits, you could easily spend half a day here, if not longer. The gift shop is great for some local gifts too.

Thank 11A1B11
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Sherri S
September 2, 2018|
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Response from SandyD1333 | Reviewed this property |
No factory tour, but a whole room dedicated to Heinz ketchup, pickles and more. It is cool.
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