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Senator John Heinz History Center

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Interesting Museum about Pittsburgh history. Lots of interactive sections for kids. Highly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jack S
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Marietta, Georgia
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Lots of great Pittsburgh sports history and a great trip to Mr. Rogers neighborhood

There are some great exhibits on all types of sports in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
467abigailp
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San Antonio, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting Museum about Pittsburgh history. Lots of interactive sections for kids. Highly recommend if on a trip.

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are some great exhibits on all types of sports in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area. The exhibit honoring Mr. Rogers is FANTASTIC. The museum store is really great too and you can visit the store without having to buy an entry ticket to the...More

Thank 467abigailp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much to see and do and learn here. Well worth the entry fee and hours to explore. My husband and I tend to spend more time than most in museums reading all the information so we spent about four hours here. Love the way...More

Thank tgr333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed going through the multiple floors of this museum. This is a good activity to do, especially during a rainy day, because this takes several hours to go through. We specifically visited this museum because they had one of the only exhibits around on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I just attened a wedding here and now i dream about it.. lol.. Words cany express how beautiful this venue is..

Thank carlyjones070
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has a little bit of everything and is interesting from top to bottom! The building itself is worth seeing - I believe an old ice warehouse. Spent 3 hrs there and enjoyed every bit of it!

Thank LinnyT
Reviewed September 17, 2018 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 September 16, 2018

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 September 10, 2018 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 September 9, 2018 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

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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.
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78traveler
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.
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Vince_PGH
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
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