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Senator John Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4208
+1 412-454-6000
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One of the better museums around. This 7 level Museum will give you all the history and special... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
via mobile
A great history of Pittsburgh

My wife and I took my mom and aunt to see this museum. It was a wonderful trip! Very interesting... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4208
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+1 412-454-6000
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

One of the better museums around. This 7 level Museum will give you all the history and special exhibitions on Pittsburgh. Sports museum a must!! Go here and spend the needed time to learn about the region. Will I Go Back? Yes!!! Check out the...More

Thank WillIGoBack
Reviewed 13 October 2017

My wife and I took my mom and aunt to see this museum. It was a wonderful trip! Very interesting indeed. The display are well laid out and easy to view. There is so much history about the city of Pittsburgh and many fascinating artifacts....More

Thank fpkrentz
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We went here trying to kill time before our airline departure. It was extremely interesting telling the stories of the steel industry, sports teams and miscellaneous people that you end of saying to yourself, "they grew up in Pittsburgh?" Also, lost my purse when left...More

Thank Sandynick
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is by far the best museum that I have ever been to in my life. There is so much history of Pittsburgh, and they had a wonderful pictorial exhibit. We spent 4 hours there and we could have stayed longer. Didn't even make it...More

1  Thank Pinecastle51
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Very reasonably priced museum that is actually 7 or 8 museums in one with all the diverse exhibits. From local lore(Heinz and Pittsburgh sports) to state-wide innovations this museum has plenty to offer. Lacks a little as far as interactive exhibits especially for children.

1  Thank Tom and Diane S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Good storyboards, old vehicles and lots of sports stuff. They even had an old Kennywood roller coaster. Ample parking across the street for $5.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I loved it here it showed me a lot about pittsburgh that i did not know. The History is fascinating, i loved it all and would return

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This was awesome. 6 floors of things to see and do, no matter what you are into you will find a floor that you will love. Highly recommend the sports levels 2 and 3!!

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We've been here several times and are never disappointed. We came to see the glass exhibit-Shattering Notions. It was great. We also enjoyed Mister Rogers' Neighborhood exhibit, Heinz foods exhibit, and Visible Storage. We were there 4 hours, til it closed, but could have stayed...More

2  Thank Mary320
Reviewed 2 October 2017

As a member we can enjoy the various exhibits at our leisure without the feeling that we need to see everything in one visit. Moe relaxing and enjoyable that way

Thank P2455SGjt
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29 August 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.
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