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“Largest history museum in Pennslyvania”
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the History Center is the largest history museum in Pennsylvania. The 275,000 sq. ft. museum features six floors of long-term and changing exhibit space, including the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum. From the pre-revolutionary drama of the French & Indian War to the legendary match-ups of the Super Steelers, discover 250 years of Pittsburgh history at the Senator John Heinz History Center. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the History Center is the largest history museum in Pennsylvania. The 275,000 sq. ft. museum – recently named “Best Museum” by the readers of Pittsburgh Magazine -- features six floors of long-term and changing exhibition space, including the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, a dynamic museum-within-a-museum, and the Library & Archives, an extensive scholarly resource documenting 250 years of life in Western Pennsylvania. The History Center presents the most compelling stories from American history with a Western Pennsylvania connection, all in an interactive environment perfect for visitors of every age!
Quite literally one of the finest museums I've ever been to. The 1 and 2 star reviews I read were from 6 & 7 years ago so I'm not sure if they've revamped or what. The 3 star reviews had a few... Read more
It was a rainy Saturday, and this museum was directly across from our hotel, so why not? $18 for adults. It has a little bit of everything. A library and archives. Local American history.... Read more
I did not know what to expect when I was planning to visit this museum. I was throughly impressed by this place. It was amazing. My family and I loved it. There are limited lots available near the... Read more
Senator John Heinz History Center
- Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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