The Senator John Heinz History Center is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and the largest history museum in Pennsylvania. The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum is a museum within a museum, comprehensively presenting the regionâ€™s remarkable sports story through hundreds of artifacts and interactive experiences for visitors of all ages. Points in Time: Building a Life in Western Pennsylvania showcases 250 years of the region's history. Also features traveling exhibits and the interactive Discovery Place for children. Library, museum shop and cafe on site. Convenient parking. Handicap accessible. The History Center is located at 1212 Smallman Street in the city's Strip District, and is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.00 for adults, $7 for seniors over 61, $5 for students with ID, $5 for children ages six-18, and free to members and children under six.
Discounts Offered: AAA Discount, AARP Discount, Group Discount, Military Discount, Senior Citizen Discount, Student Discount
Facility Amenities: ADA-compliant, Bus Parking, Concessions, Gift Shop, Guided Tours, Handicapped Access
General Information: Dates Closed: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily, Open Year-round