• Hours: M-Su, 10-5
  • 1212 Smallman St.
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15222
  • Phone: 412-454-6000
  • Fax: 412-454-6031
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Adult Admission: $18 ($9 students)
Child Admission: $9 for ages 6-17; 5 and under FREE
Senior Admission: $15
Parking Charge: Y
Group Size: 15/400

An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the History Center explores Pittsburgh’s 250-year history with highlights including Mister Rogers, Heinz, and the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum.

  • Group Rates Available
  • Parking Available
  • RestaurantOnSite
  • Charged Parking
  • Motorcoach Parking
  • PGH Commitment
  • Campbell Gallery

    Occupancy: 60 - 100
    Area: 960 feet

    Configuration Capacity
    Theater 70.00
    Banquet 60.00
    Reception 100.00
  • Great Room

    Occupancy: 250 - 400
    Area: 5,800 feet

    Configuration Capacity
    Banquet 250.00
    Reception 400.00
  • Library Reading Room

    Occupancy: 150 - 225
    Area: 2,400 feet

    Configuration Capacity
    Theater 180.00
    Banquet 150.00
    Reception 225.00
  • Sebastian Mueller Center

    Occupancy: 400 - 1000
    Area: 6,144 feet

    Configuration Capacity
    Theater 600.00
    Banquet 400.00
    Reception 1000.00
  • U.S. Steel Foundation Boardroom

    Occupancy: 30 - 40
    Area: 680 feet

    Configuration Capacity
    Banquet 30.00
    Reception 40.00

Senator John Heinz History Center
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Latest Review

Mindy G.
One of the best museums I have been to in a long time. It literally has everything! They are currently running a special (I assume because of Covid?) your...

Lorren P.
Loved our visit here. I grew up in Pittsburgh was here for the opening ceremonies years ago; it was nice to visit again and take the littles. They don't...

Paul P.
A terrific museum, very Pgh oriented, at the tip of the Strip district. There's a lot to see and examine, so plan on a long stop, or multiple visits to...

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  • The health and safety of our visitors and residents will always remain our top priorities
  • Our health and safety guidelines follow the directives of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Health Departments, as well as the City of Pittsburgh. 
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  • Enforced Social Distancing
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  • Mandatory Mask Usage by Employees
  • Sanitization Stations
  • Sneeze Guards or Other Barriers