Visit

You’re invited to a museum unlike any other. A place where you can enjoy the great works of Maz and Mario. Art and Arnie. Roberto and Franco. Suzie and Swin.

A place where you can relive the moments that made them great. The Immaculate Reception. The Home Run. Olympic gold. Super Bowls. Stanley Cups.

The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum is a dynamic, 20,000-square-foot museum-within-a-museum located inside the Heinz History Center.  Enjoy a stunning collection of sports artifacts and more than 70 interactive activities that celebrate the rich tradition of sports in our region.  Beginning with a two-story, multi-screen theatre, fans can relive the spine-tingling moments and championship athletes throughout sports.  From boxing to baseball, from the sandlots to the professional leagues, your entire family will find something to cheer about.

Discover how the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum hits it out of the park in this new video featuring Sports Museum co-directors Anne Madarasz and Ned Schano.

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Hours

The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum is a “museum within a museum,” located on the second and third floors of the Heinz History Center. The museum is open 361 days a year and closed on New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

History Center and Sports Museum: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Admission

  • Adults: $16
  • Senior Citizens (62+): $14
  • Retired & Active Duty Military: Receive $2 off of admission
  • Students with a valid school ID: $6.50
  • Children ages 6-17: $6.50
  • 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.

Location

The History Center is conveniently located at 1212 Smallman Street in Pittsburgh’s historic Strip District.

Senator John Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

412-454-6000

Directions & Parking

Accessibility

The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, History Center, 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 masatler@heinzhistorycenter.org. The History Center welcomes all visitors requiring the assistance of service animals.