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Fort Pitt Museum

601 Commonwealth Pl, Building B, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1213
+1 412-281-9284
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Nice piece of Pittsburg History

Stopped here on a weekend trip to Pitt. Wanted something that told the story and origins of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brandon K
A Pittsburgh Must-Do

Fort Pitt had always been on our list of things we wanted to do/see in Pittsburgh, but we didn't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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601 Commonwealth Pl, Building B, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1213
Downtown
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+1 412-281-9284
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped here on a weekend trip to Pitt. Wanted something that told the story and origins of Pittsburgh. It's pretty cheap at $8 per adult and took about 80 minutes to walk through, we stopped a lot and watched the short videos and really read...More

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort Pitt had always been on our list of things we wanted to do/see in Pittsburgh, but we didn't get around to it until our third visit to this amazing city. Long story short: we should have done it the first time. Fort Pitt is...More

Thank slong116
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The huge first floor is cavernous and somewhat empty. The main exhibit is on the second floor with many wall panels and accompanying text primarily detailing the settlement of the area by the British and French. Much of the gist can be garnered from reading...More

Thank Papito1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of Point State Park in center city. Another one of those places in Pittsburgh that I have been by hundreds of times and finally stopped. Not a very large museum but tells the story of the birth of Pittsburgh. Great museum if you love...More

Thank Philosophyguru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This exhibit includes Nat Youngblood's paintings (watercolor, oil, gouache, ink) from WWII to a couple of years before he died in 2009. Some of the scenes, especially the large ones, are of The Point and are part of the museum's permanent collection. The artist may...More

Thank RMPgh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is in a historically significant location - as is Pittsburgh in general - and is worth a visit to get an understanding of how Pittsburgh and the vicinity came to be and was shaped. Takes about an hour or so. There is a...More

Thank Russell G
Reviewed September 10, 2017

If you want to learn all about the settlement of the area by the Europeans, and how they interacted with the Native Americans, this is the place to go. Very informative and a good point of departure to learn more.

Thank jonp276
Reviewed September 6, 2017

A taste of historical Pittsburgh. The displays were very creative and educational. We especially like the cannon display.

Thank BruceFla
Reviewed September 2, 2017

I could have spent the whole day here. I will come back again. Parking is sort of a pain but whatevah. Great lesson in history.

Thank granth649
Reviewed August 28, 2017

it was okay, i took my grandchildren. they really enjoyed the hide and seek form that they were given, they had to find objects on the paper to what was in the displays. the place was very neat and clean and the young lady that...More

Thank maryellab1
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P_Costantino
August 18, 2016|
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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
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