Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

4141 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

Located in the heart of Oakland, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum is only minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. The surrounding educational and cultural landmarks and classic Hornbostel architecture create a one of a kind setting for any event. Opened in 1910, Soldiers & Sailors is rich with history. In 2000, Soldiers & Sailors became a non-profit organization and through capital funding made significant renovations including the addition of air conditioning and the restoration and enhancement of its rental facilities. History, legends and traditions are made within the newly restored walls of Soldiers & Sailors.

Our versatile venue boasts a simple yet sophisticated color scheme, which does not rival bold, vibrant décor, but becomes prominent to accentuate more conservatively styled receptions, making it the perfect location, no matter what your vision may be. The grand ballroom’s dramatic high ceiling is hand painted with ornate detail. Exquisite craftsmanship of this magnitude is unparalleled in modern architecture.

The grand ballroom’s main floor, a beautifully refinished maple, can accommodate between 100 and 300 seated guests with ample room for a dance floor. Our professional staff works closely with you to create a customized room setup to your exact specifications. With a wonderful variety of in house caterers, all capable of offering a delightful sit down, buffet or station style cuisine, you’re sure to find the perfect selection that your guests will love for any budget.

In addition to the grand ballroom, you and your guests will have the opportunity to enjoy several other spaces within the facility. The grand ballroom’s foyer, equipped with two newly restored oak bars, serves as a cozy cocktail space, allowing your guests to mingle before they are seated. The picturesque grand balcony overlooking the ballroom offers your guests a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the reception, as well as an excellent vantage point for wedding photographers. The Board Room, also included, serves as the perfect location for a bridal suite available all day. Our patio plaza can be reserved for anything from your wedding ceremony to a fresh outdoor cocktail hour.

If an onsite wedding ceremony is something you envision, we are happy to oblige. Ceremonies may be arranged in either the grand ballroom, outdoor patio, and auditorium.

Soldiers & Sailors is the perfect venue for a traditional start to your modern love story. We are proud to be LGBTQ friendly!

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41 Reviews for Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

Recommended by 99% of couples


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

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    Dn Events · Married on 09/28/2019

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    The wedding and reception was absolutely elegant!

    I had the pleasure of having my wedding reception here in April 2017 and my niece wedding / reception on September 28, 2019. The Venue itself is gorgeous and Amber and her staff are excellent. The ceremony was located outside in the front patio and reception was in the ball room . It was truly beautiful, unique, and perfect for my niece and her husband. More than enough room for our guests and a huge dance floor. I just can't say enough about the attentive and NICE staff. I highly recommend this facility. They are very accommodating and devoted to making your special day perfect.

    Sent on 10/01/2019
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    Hillary Gaskill · Married on 09/14/2019

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    WOW - the best day ever, thanks to S&S!

    As soon as we walked into the stunning ballroom, we decided to select this illustrious landmark as our venue. The ballroom is elegant, simple, and the perfect canvass for our personal touches. The outdoor courtyard was the perfect space for our ceremony. Our 300 guests were dazzled by the entire experience.

    Angela was AMAZING to work with. She responded to every inquiry in seconds and went out of her way to make the day so special. We could not have asked for a better team in Angela, Amber, and Katie. We cannot say enough good things to capture how incredible they were.

    Sent on 11/10/2019

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Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum 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?
    $ 4000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 4000.00
  • 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?
    $ 1000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 1000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 22.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    5
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
    Museum
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Event Planner
  • What event items are available?
    Furniture
    Tables
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October

Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements

  • Chef and I Catering Wedding Caterers

    Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall is a wonderful venue for any type of event; especially weddings! We can’t say enough about Amber, Ally and Angela which is your personal event team from start to finish assisting in developing the wedding reception of your dreams. The grand ballroom has a large open floor plan for custom table arrangements and dancing. The foyer and balcony overlooking the ballroom is available for your guest to mingle for the cocktail hour. There is a large bridal suite for a large or small bridal party to mingle prior to the reception. The venue can also host your ceremony onsite either on the patio outside, ballroom or auditorium. We love catering at Soldiers and Sailors and cannot say enough about the staff and venue. We recommend scheduling a visit and discovering the hidden GEM located in beautiful Oakland.

  • Steady Creek Cinema Wedding Videographers

    Lighting and space are the key foundations in creating a high quality film and this venue nails them both! We have filmed multiple weddings here and each time, the staff was kindhearted and helpful, and the food was delicious! It's always a pleasure to film at Soldiers & Sailors! :) Cheers, Bethany & Andrew

  • Lokmer Photography Inc. Wedding Photographers

    Located in Oakland ( Pittsburgh, PA. ) Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum is a beautiful venue for any event. They handle weddings, parties, corporate functions, etc. We photographed a job last year and the beautiful spacious hall made for some remarkable photos. The food, entertainment, and total environment made for a wonderful evening. Amber and staff are very pleasant, courteous and professional. A highly recommended venue. -John Lokmer - Lokmer Photography Inc. - former US Navy Photographer

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