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Senator John Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4208
+1 412-454-6000
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Great place for the Western PA sports fanatic!

We visited the Heinz History Museum for one reason and one reason only - to see the SIX Super Bowl... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2009
Honolulu, HI
Widely varied exhibits

This is an interesting museum with widely varied exhibits. They have a large section on local... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2009
New York City, New York
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1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4208
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+1 412-454-6000
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Reviewed 30 August 2009

We visited the Heinz History Museum for one reason and one reason only - to see the SIX Super Bowl Trophies - all lined up for everyone to ooh and aah over. Seeing the trophies was like visitng a rare and priceless piece of art....More

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Reviewed 8 July 2009

This is an interesting museum with widely varied exhibits. They have a large section on local sports - not just the Pirates and Steelers, but all sorts of other sport too. There are sections on local industries such as glassmaking, and historical artifacts such as...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2009

This is a place that everyone should check out. Whether you are a tourist or if you have lived here your whole life - the Heinz History Center is a place that should be visited.

1  Thank Y8381CLamyb
Reviewed 23 April 2009

Spent about 3 hours here in early April 2009. There were many great exhibits on the history of Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh. My favorite exhibits were the ones dealing with Heinz and Glass. Both were really well done. Breezed through the sports museum as it is...More

2  Thank tanders
Reviewed 14 March 2009

If you are from western Pennsylvania or have relatives from the area, the museum will be an incredible array of nostalgia. There is a photographic exhibit about the Greensburg floods, Heinz artifacts, a fantastic exhibit of Pittsburgh sports memorabilia. The museum is a gem and...More

1  Thank gypsy999
Reviewed 9 July 2008

While vacationing in Pittsburgh, I took the family to the history museum on a rainy, Sunday afternoon. It was an excellent value for the money. The exhibits were well done and interesting. There are several floors, so it takes a few hours to see the...More

1  Thank NJ-Tennessean
Reviewed 10 July 2007

I didn't visit the entire museum; I only visited the sports museum located inside the center. It takes up two floors and is filled with memorabilia from all sports, including bocce and track. I went with the intention of scoping out Dan Marino stuff and...More

2  Thank raginasian238
Reviewed 16 August 2006

The Regional History Centre is great place to learn about Western Pennsylvania's history, while also escaping the intense humidity. The Museum contains many exibits including: a sports exibit, Heinz Ketchup, Regional Antiques and Culture, Western Pennsylvania's developent since the beginning of America, and much more....More

Thank BigBlue777
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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.
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