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Fort Pitt Museum

601 Commonwealth Pl, Building B, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1213
+1 412-281-9284
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A Hidden Gem

This museum situated virtually under one of Pittsburgh's roadways offers a great history of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kmont97755
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ft. Pitt Museum is not the pits, but a bit of history for the whole family.

This well laid out museum describes in detail the military and pioneer history of Pittsburgh. With... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
priscillah2018
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Naples, United States
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Located in a recreated bastion in Point State Park, this museum chronicles the history from early-French explorations to the beginning of Pittsburgh's industrial age.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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601 Commonwealth Pl, Building B, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1213
Downtown
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+1 412-281-9284
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum situated virtually under one of Pittsburgh's roadways offers a great history of the area and how Pittsburgh help to build a nation. Its diorama provided a great perspective. The exhibits showing life during the period which is informative and fun.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This well laid out museum describes in detail the military and pioneer history of Pittsburgh. With dioramas, reproductions, and videos, the colorful history of this military and commercial outpost come to life and bring a better understanding of the progress of America as we moved...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another must see...a hidden treasure! Rich in history, beautiful exhibits, friendly staff and low cost.

Thank terry1232017
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The history of "the Point" in Pittsburgh really begins here. This building simply lays it all out for you to enjoy and learn. There is something for every age. We are looking forward to returning so that we can take our time watching the videos....More

Thank ITFerg
Reviewed 27 December 2017

As a history lover I like this place! Although it's a small building with limited (small) space for the history & stories for this lovely city. I walked there and it took some effort to find it with Google map, can't deny.

Thank lelantos0717
Reviewed 18 December 2017

My spouse and I visited Fort Pitt on a Saturday afternoon in late September 2017. Fort Pitt is open daily from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. Adult admission to the museum costs $8, with discounts for seniors, students, and children. The museum is located in...More

Thank fluffnfold
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Located in Point State Park. Closes at 17:00, but it gives a nice idea on the history of the fort. Visit in when you are nearby.

Thank Endro74
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We visited for a weekend. Not native to the area at all. First time in the city. We TRIED to go to this museum but it was not to be. This review is just to warn you that if you plan to drive here, be...More

1  Thank lcdemar
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We hesitated to enter the museum for $8 a person but decided to any way. We were afraid that it would be small with a couple boring displays. It was not! And it was well worth $8! We really enjoyed learning about Fort Pitt! We...More

1  Thank JarednSarie
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We enjoyed visiting the Point State Park- but especially enjoyed the museum. The docent tour was great!! We learned a lot about the history of Pittsburgh. It's a small museum- and you can easily do it in an hour. But we found it warm and...More

1  Thank KSD17
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P_Costantino
19 August 2016|
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Response from History C | Property representative |
Hello. The Fort Pitt Museum is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission prices are as follows: Adults: $7 Senior Citizens (62+): $6 Retired & Active Duty Military: $4 Students with a valid school ID: $3.50 Children... More
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