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“HUGE--Allow plenty of time!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Senator John Heinz History Center

Senator John Heinz History Center
Ranked #12 of 157 things to do in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“HUGE--Allow plenty of time!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

The history center is incredible--it's huge and it's always changing. There is a lot to see and do--much of it is interactive. But please know, it will take a long time to get through if you really want to see and do everything. That said, allow a lot of time to see everything.
It's well done in a way that kids and adults can all appreciate the same exhibits equally.

Visited June 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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605 reviews
229 attraction reviews
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“Wonderful way to spend a lazy afternoon”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

The Heinz History Center is full of great information on the City of Pittsburgh, and especially it's sports teams. The Center is filled with great facts, and artifacts, from cars to hockey sticks to cleats and everything in between. This is the kind of place you could walk two or three times and never really see everything. If you have a a lazy, rainy day to kill in Pittsburgh, do it here.

Visited November 2012
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sings7
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“Great History”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

We went here to see the Sports Exhibit, it was wonderful! Alot of Pittsburgh sports history. And seeing the old streetcar was cool, too.

Visited May 2012
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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Always different!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012

The rotate different displays through along with the more permanent stuff. Its interesting and gives a great look into the areas history, sports and even as someone born here I found myself saying, hey I didn't know that. I was impressed enough I joined.

Visited November 2012
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Providence, Rhode Island
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135 reviews
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“A fascinating place to visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

We've been to this History Center on several occasions, and it never disappoints. The combination of fixed and rotating exhibits make each visit a new experience. The facility itself is really incredible, and is very well laid out and navigable. You never feel crowded, and the exhibits are very well documented.

Visited December 2012
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