- History Center: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.
- Detre Library & Archives: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday, and by appointment
Senator John Heinz History Center
- Adults: $15
- Senior Citizens (62+): $13
- Retired & Active Duty Military: $6
- Students with a valid school ID: $6
- Children ages 6-17: $6
- Children ages 5 and under: Free
- History Center Members: Free
All rates include admission to the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, the Detre Library & Archives, and all exhibitions at the History Center. Admission to the Library & Archives is free for researchers with valid school ID, including students, teachers, and staff. Group tours are available for all our exhibits. To schedule a group tour please contact Maggie Satler, Group Tour Coordinator, at 412-454-6304 or email@example.com.
Location & Parking
The History Center is conveniently located at 1212 Smallman Street in Pittsburgh's historic Strip District.
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Click here to download a History Center parking map (PDF).
- 12th & Smallman Lot: Click here to view rates. History Center members receive a flat discounted $4 rate at the 11th & Smallman Street lot, subject to availability. Members are required to show their membership card to the lot attendant in order to receive the discount.
- 13th & Smallman Street Lot: $6 per day
- 15th & Smallman Lot: Click here to view rates.
- 16th & Smallman Street Lot: $3 per day. Located behind the Produce Terminal.
- Convention Center Garage: Click here to view rates.
- Grant Street Transportation Center Garage: Click here to view rates. Located at the confluence of 11th Street, Liberty Avenue, Penn Avenue & 12th Street.
- Public Transportation: Port Authority offers bus service to the Strip District and nearby downtown.
For more information, please contact the History Center at 412-454-6000, or click here for the full staff directory.
History Center exhibits, including the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum and Detre Library & Archives, are fully accessible. A limited number of wheelchairs and baby strollers are available to visitors on a first come, first served basis. Sign-language interpreters are available for tours and programs with advance notice to ensure availability. To schedule a sign language interpreter, please contact Maggie Satler, group tour coordinator, at 412-454-6304 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The History Center welcomes all visitors requiring the assistance of service animals.
Mixstirs Cafe, located on the History Center's first floor, is open to the public 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and offers a variety of sandwiches, salads, soups, and beverages. Please click here for a menu (PDF) and nutritional information (PDF).
Brochures & Visitor Guides
- Senator John Heinz History Center Visitor Guide (PDF)
- Senator John Heinz History Center Brochure (PDF)
- Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum Brochure (PDF)
- Library & Archives Brochure (PDF)
Information about regional attractions can be found at the History Center's Visitor Information Center, located on the first floor.
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