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Senator John Heinz History Center

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Fun afternoon

Very interesting. The sports floor was my favorite. Great way to spend an afternoon in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peggy M
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North Versailles, Pennsylvania, United States
Giant Museum for Any Subject of PGH history

We went to the History Museum and learned so much about any subject of PGH history. Innovation... read more

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Reviewed today via mobile

We had planned on visiting the museum on our visit. Since it was raining, we decided to visit and spend a few hours. We spent the whole day and found it worthwhile. Not only does it provide good overview of Pittsburgh’s history, it has so...More

Thank 74Golfer
Reviewed yesterday

From what I understood the Heinz History Center was part of the Smithsonian. If your willing to pay $20 to learn about Heinz and his development of products and do that without yawning, you a better person than me. I must add that everything there...More

Thank Guy P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting. The sports floor was my favorite. Great way to spend an afternoon in Pittsburgh. Will definitely go back.

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to the History Museum and learned so much about any subject of PGH history. Innovation, Battles, Sports, Transportation, Mr. Rogers. If you are contemplating about something to do, visit the John Heinz History Center. You will not be disappointed.

Thank E B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is right across the street from the Hampton Inn where we stayed. We had no plans to visit it, but on a rainy morning decided to dash across. We mentioned at the hotel that we were going, and the very nice and alert...More

Thank keepmovingmom
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 3 days 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 3 days 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 days 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

Thank simcity17
Reviewed 4 days 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..

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Sherri S
3 September 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
30 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.
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Vince_PGH
20 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
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