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Senator John Heinz History Center

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Neighborhood: Strip District
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Address: 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone Number: 412-454-6000
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Great layout and exhibits

I loved the architecture of this place, and how they worked with it in setting up the exhibits. I especially liked the WWII exhibit they have right now; my eight-year-old son the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Karin414
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Morris, NJ

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Morris, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I loved the architecture of this place, and how they worked with it in setting up the exhibits. I especially liked the WWII exhibit they have right now; my eight-year-old son the ketchup fanatic loved the section on the Heinz company.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I interned at the Heinz History Center for Neighbors in the Strip (Non-Profit). It is such a beautiful building with so much to do and see!

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Grimsby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A fantastic, well laid out museum! Give yourself lots of time if you hope to do all of the floors. There are TONS of reading to do (became a little tiring to be honest) but it is all very interesting. We particularly enjoyed the Heinz floor and the history behind the company. It also allows you access to the Sports... More 

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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We took out-of -town friends to the Heinz History Center last week, and they loved it. The gentleman with us had worked at the Heinz Company back in the 1970's, and found the displays to be very exciting and interesting. In fact, the entire museum is very well done, and we noticed the newly remodeled section. We didn't even make... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Definitely needs to be on your family's summer bucket list. I would recommend for children 8 and up. They will love taking a look back in time!

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My 13 year old son had a wonderful time in the History Center. Really enjoyed the Sports floor with all the Pittsburgh teams. Only downfall was the restaurant on the first floor as the one lady that waited on us was very rude when they ran out of hot dogs for my autistic son.

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Beaver, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This exhibit brings to life the different ways that people in Western PA joined together to work for the war effort. The women were amazing but thanks must be given to all the men who served our country.

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Baden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I am a native Pittsburgher and have only just visited the history center for the first time recently. We specifically went for the Hometown Homegrown food event there. We needed to buy admission to the history center and we spent HOURS learning more about my wonderful city. VERY worth the trip.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We had a great time visiting this museum. It also helped that the Saturday we went was a food fest of sorts, so we also got to try lots of different things provided by the local artisans. We found our time here was interesting as there were so many different things to see. Glad we decided to go!

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Yorktown, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My sister and I wanted to see the Mr. Rodgers neighborhood display but we found so many other things of interest! We did not have time to see the sports history section and sadly there was a special event in the WWII wing so we could not proceed through the entire exhibit.

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Additional Information about Senator John Heinz History Center

Address: 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone Number: 412-454-6000
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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