Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Heinz History Center

The Heinz History Center - a venue located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - offers couples a non-traditional atmosphere in which to say their vows or celebrate their reception. This museum is proud to be the largest history museum in the state of Pennsylvania and offers exhibits and collections rich with the 250 year history of Western Pennsylvania. Whether you are a history buff or are just looking for an industrial or non-traditional venue, the Heinz History Center can turn your wedding into a truly historic event.

Facility and Capacity
The Heinz History Center offers couples nine event spaces- indoor and uncovered outdoor- for couples and up to 300 of their guests. The spaces can accommodate both small and large weddings. Regardless of your wedding style, the spaces can be modified to accommodate your design ideas as well. When the wedding celebrating begins to calm, your guests will enjoy exploring the museum and the many exhibitions on display.

Services Offered
To assist with planning and rentals, staff is on-hand to assist couples with their needs. In addition to weddings, the team of professional staff can also offer assistance if couples are desiring a more intimate elopement on the property. Bridal showers, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners can also be hosted in the museum.

Cuisine
The Heinz History Center also provides couples and their guests with cuisine through Common Plea Catering. The catering team and museum staff work together to ensure all aspects are met and taken care of. Dietary needs can also be accommodated, such as:

  • Gluten-free
  • Lactose-free
  • No pork
  • Nut-free
  • Organic
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
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128 Reviews for Heinz History Center

Recommended by 99% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Stephanie Novak · Married on 05/18/2019

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    Perfectly unique ceremony and reception venue!!!

    The actual spaces are beautiful and the staff goes ABOVE AND BEYOND throughout the whole planning process and on-site. I felt so relaxed during the big day because I knew they had it all handled! Highly recommend! Worth every penny!

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    Johanna Wagner · Married on 05/11/2019

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    Shelby is the best of the best

    Shelby did an amazing job for us! Our venue was absolutely perfect the day of and everything ran extremely smooth.

    Sent on 05/15/2019

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Heinz History Center FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 3,800.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 3,420.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 1,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,350.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Lighting/Sound, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 9
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Museum
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Set Up, Wifi
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Lighting, Tables
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February

Professional Network & Endorsements

10 Endorsements

  • Joe Appel Photography
    Joe Appel Photography Wedding Photographers

    An iconic building filled with Pittsburgh memorabilia is the perfect place to make your own memories. The space offers many different options from historic to contemporary. The staff are top-notch and make for a fantastic experience on your wedding day.

  • Bagpiper of Pittsburgh - David Scarborough
    Bagpiper of Pittsburgh - David Scarborough Wedding Musicians

    Unique and Interesteng establishment;highly recommend.

  • Adorkable Weddings
    Adorkable Weddings Wedding Officiants

    I love working with the Heinz History Center! They are always on point with their timing, organization, and poise. I especially want to give a shout-out to Maura, who made my first wedding at Heinz a superb success!

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  • 1212 Smallman Street Pittsburgh, PA, 15222 See on map
    4124546431 (Phone number)

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