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Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum

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Address: 1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4208
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+1 412-454-6000
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Must see for sports fans...

This was a great place to spend time. Lots of displays covering most sports and sports heroes in the region. It's attached to the John Heinz History Centre so hand in hand it's a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 May 2014
Vancouver, Canada
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

They have so many memories from all of the sports. See superbowl rings. Trophies are great. Old uniforms. Pens pirates Steelers and all sorts of other sports like tennis

Thank Dee H
Mars, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is another work in progress but it still has some interesting things to see. Good location to escape traffic too.

Thank Foodcritic11_11_11
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Pittsburgh is the City of Champions with 6 Super Bowls, 5 World Series, 3 Stanley Cups, Olympic Metals as well as Bocce ,Racing , Boating , and even Marbles Championships. The museum is open 10-5 361 days a year. Great place to visit for all ages. Over 70 interactive exhibits.You can throw a football thru the iron curtain, golf on... More 

Thank PSU64
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

I have mixed feelings about the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum. On the one hand, it is quite interesting, presenting people and sports both well known and not so well known. Sure, it has exhibits on the champion Penguins, Pirates and Steelers, but it also has exhibits on such things as Celtic Football, which was previously unknown to me. The problem... More 

1 Thank Brad S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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355 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Located inside the equally excellent Heinz History Center, this wonderful museum pays homage to the best of Western PA sports. Covers football and baseball very well, not much for hockey and other local sports but definitely worth seeing for any sports fan.

1 Thank Andy P
Vancouver, Canada
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256 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

This was a great place to spend time. Lots of displays covering most sports and sports heroes in the region. It's attached to the John Heinz History Centre so hand in hand it's a great place to spend a few hours.

1 Thank BrWayne
Port Hawkesbury, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

This Museum is a must for any sports fan. It has lots of items from Western Pennsylvania Football and baseball. I was very disappointed in the hockey selection there was nothing. Football and basball were each an entire section of the museum but the hockey section was a hole in the wall. They should really consider adding more hockey membrobillia... More 

Thank TheStagna
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

Great for adults not good for kids, nothing fun for them. They will be complaining. Very interesting exhibits, about sports and art.

Thank Ishmane4
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2012

As a sports fan, this was a great place to visit. Lots of memorabilia, stories, and Pennsylvania sports history. Definitely worth an afternoon!

1 Thank Allison B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2012

If you are into Pittsburgh Sports this is the place to go. It tries to be comprehensive but suffers from having too much that I consider trivia.

1 Thank Bob S

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