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A re-created 18th-century bastion. This pivotal site, the Gateway to the West, recalls the conflict between England and France for the control of North America. The museum depicts the history of the French Fort Duquesne, English Fort Pitt and early Pittsburgh through dioramas, exhibits and period objects. Programs include a Colonial Fair and events held in Point State Park. Visitor services include tours, an orientation film and museum store. Operated by the Heinz History Center.
|MON:||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|TUE:||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|WED:||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|THU:||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|FRI:||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|SAT:||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
|SUN:||10:00 am - 5:00 pm|
Seniors (62+) & Discount: $4.00
Student (w/ valid ID): $3.00
Youth (4-17): $3.00
Children under 4: Free
Active Military Duty & Immediate Family: Free
Discounted rates for group tours by reservation.
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