The History Center Museum Shop is your one-stop shop this holiday season!
Located at 1212 Smallman Street in the Strip District, the History Center Museum Shop offers hundreds of one-of-a-kind gifts ranging from classic to quirky – perfect for the Pittsburgh fans on your holiday shopping list.
From the H.J. Heinz Company to “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” there’s a uniquely Pittsburgh gift for even the hardest-to-shop-for person on your list.
The Museum Shop is open seven days a week during regular museum hours (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and is open to the public with no admission fee. Can’t make it to the Strip District? You can shop online, too.
Check out some of our top picks for this holiday season!
“57 Servings from the Heinz Table” by Emily Ruby ($16.95)
The newest History Center publication tells the fascinating history of the H.J. Heinz Company in 57 engaging stories.
Pierogi Earrings ($16.95)
These pierogi earrings are designed by local jewelry designer Jennifer Orefice.
History Center Sticker Pack ($4)
Featuring the Pittsburgh trolley, Rosie the Riveter, and more, these History Center stickers designed by local artist Emily McGaughey are the perfect stocking stuffer.
“Launched: The Life of Olympian Herb Douglas” by Anne Madarasz ($24.95)
Pittsburgh native Herb Douglas, a University of Pittsburgh alumnus, won a bronze medal in the long jump at the 1948 Olympic Games in London and later became one of the first African American vice presidents of a major U.S. corporation. This biography features a forward by football Hall of Famer Franco Harris, 90 photographs with extended captions, and commentary by world-class athletes mentored by Douglas such as Roger Kingdom.
Heinz Flavored Lip Balm ($3.65)
A History Center exclusive! Enjoy ketchup, mustard, dill pickle, and 57 sauce flavors.
Gift Membership (beginning at $57)
A gift membership includes free, unlimited admission to the History Center’s museum system, invitations to special members-only events, and access to 2020 exhibits, including Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh: Works from the National Portrait Gallery (on display beginning March 21, 2020).
Kim Roberts is the communications coordinator with the History Center.