Guided Tour: Pittsburgh’s Rise to Industrial Dominance

Date & Time
Saturday, Apr. 15, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location Heinz History Center 1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh PA, 15222
Ticketing Included with regular museum admission

Join History Center docents for a guided tour on Pittsburgh’s industrial boom.  

From the rise of the iron and steel industry to world-changing innovations from Westinghouse, Frick, and Carnegie, Pittsburgh’s rise to industrial dominance in the late 18th and early 19th centuries shaped our region and impacted the world. Learn more about this era and the Pittsburghers who made it happen on this free, guided tour at the History Center. The hour-long tour will be led by a docent and focus on the museum’s Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation exhibition.


To purchase advance tickets, please click here. Visitors must sign up for Guided Tours at the admissions desk prior to each tour. The tours are included with regular museum admission and will be capped at 25 attendees.

To book groups in advance or for questions, please contact Robert Stakeley at or 412-454-6359.