The Thomas & Katherine Detre Library & Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center is Western Pennsylvania’s preeminent source for researching the region’s rich history.
Access to the Detre Library & Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center is free for all visitors. Visitors coming to the History Center solely to use the Library & Archives will not be charged admission; they will be given a special Library & Archives sticker at the Admissions Desk and directed to the 6th floor, where they will sign in. Paid admission to the museum is required to see the exhibits.
Wednesday – Saturday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Other times available by appointment with advance notice (at least one week).
The Library & Archives will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 4. It will also be closed on Saturday, April 27 due to the African American Genealogy Workshop, which will be held there. Please visit the event page for more details.
Please contact the Library & Archives at 412-454-6362 or firstname.lastname@example.org prior to your visit to ensure the materials you need to access will be available.