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Fort Pitt Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A good history refresher

The Fort Pitt Museum has interesting and informative displays and video presentations of early... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jenny B
Massillon, Ohio

Beautiful fountain nice breeze on a very hot day only went into the museum store small had some... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Jeanne A
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Located in a recreated bastion in Point State Park, this museum chronicles the history from early-French explorations to the beginning of Pittsburgh's industrial age.
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601 Commonwealth Pl, Building B, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1213
+1 412-281-9284
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Reviewed today

If you are looking for a small museum, visit the Fort Pitt Museum. You will not be disappointed. Though it may look extremely small, there are two floors packed with knowledge about Fort Pitt and how Pittsburgh is compared to now.

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Reviewed today

I had been here once before, with a friend, and I was eager for my husband to see it. He enjoyed it a lot, and I found it just as interesting the second time around. It is a nice size (that is, not overwhelming) but...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting history of the Pittsburg area, but I found it a little hard to follow. I think the information could be presented a little bit better. We went about 45 min. before closing so it was half price. I felt like it was worth that,...More

Thank AimIrv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a retired history teacher and am drawn to historical sites and museums. The information in this museum was good but the lay out is poor. Some materials out of chronological order and the lay out did not lend itself to following the events....More

Thank marcy j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Fort Pitt Museum has interesting and informative displays and video presentations of early Pennsylvania history. We had forgotten a lot of our history lessons so this was a good refresher course. It's definitely worth a visit, especially if you are visiting the John Heinz...More

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum on the French and Indian war as well as American Revolution. Gives tons of information and is located right on the old fort and in the park. Must see in Pittsburgh.

Thank James C
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Day trip to Pittsburgh with the family. Visited this museum, self -guided tour, informative videos, lots of great artifacts and pictures, we were all impressed. Neat place to visit.

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Came on a Sunday and had a guided tour with Mrs Hutchinson. She was enthusiastic and made some very bland material about the French and Indian war very interesting. My 9 year old was deeply engaged and loved it. The larger property with the grounds...More

Thank jtoski
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful fountain nice breeze on a very hot day only went into the museum store small had some nice books but did not go into the museum cost was seven dollars with students 4.50 but we were not interested

Thank Jeanne A
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

A self guided tour. Maybe a bit pricey for what you get. Videos were informative. Air conditioning good for a hot day.

Thank John S
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Response from History C | Property representative |
Hello. The Fort Pitt Museum is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission prices are as follows: Adults: $7 Senior Citizens (62+): $6 Retired & Active Duty Military: $4 Students with a valid school ID: $3.50 Children... More