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Heinz Memorial Chapel

1212 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6124
+1 412-624-4157
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You Have to Go In!

Heinz Chapel was a gift by the Heinz family to Pittsburgh, but the lovely architecture that you see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie S
Amazing !!

Thanks to the Heinz Family , we have a beautiful chapel . Take some time to learn about the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“stained glass” (28 reviews)
“pipe organ” (8 reviews)
“gothic style” (6 reviews)
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1212 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6124
North Oakland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Heinz Chapel was a gift by the Heinz family to Pittsburgh, but the lovely architecture that you see from the Pitt campus is nothing compared to the interior. Lovely by day with light streaming through the windows or by night for a candle-lit wedding, it...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to the Heinz Family , we have a beautiful chapel . Take some time to learn about the stained glass windows and carved limestone and wooden pews .

Thank cuchinasafe
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Had never been here before, even though I've been to the Cathedral a dozen times. Can't believe I never ventured here, glad the museum was closed (don't get me started on that place!) I just love the period architecture on display in the chapel. The...More

Thank Mbv9415
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We stopped in here after spending time next door at the Cathedral of Learning. It was late in the day and some people were rehearsing for a ceremony so we didn't want to interfere. We walked around and admired the beautiful stained glass windows. Wish...More

Thank LynneS_NY
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Sitting for a few minutes in this jewel-like tiny neo-Gothic chapel, tucked in the shadow of the majestic Cathedral of Learning, it's hard to believe it wasn't constructed in the Middle Ages. Glittering floor to soaring ceiling stained glass windows are spectacular & we were...More

1  Thank Herstory_62
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

If you’re touring the Pittsburgh area add the Heinz Chapel to your list. It’s a beautiful building inside and out. Plus it’s right next to the Cathedral of Learning which is another must see in Oakland.

Thank lindsay0215
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We added the chapel as a last minute stop and we were pleasantly surprised by the friendliness and knowledge of the docent. She offered a great deal of information, but gave us time and space to explore on our own. She took time to share...More

Thank mljohnston
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Spend a full day in the Oakland area of Pittsburgh and include this early morning, then visit the Cathedral of Learning and its Nationality Rooms. Have lunch on Craig Street and spend the afternoon in the museums.

1  Thank Renee K
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is one of my favorite places on the Pitt Campus. It is so peaceful and beautiful inside. It is non denominational. We just happened to wander in and there was a group of vocalists singing there and the sound was magical. There is so...More

Thank Missmelissa3939
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Imagine the Heinz family financing the building of this wonderful cathedral as a gift to Pittsburgh. It reminded me of a gothic cathedral in Europe and is bigger than it seems from outside. The detail and craftsmanship envy those of the medieval builders who created...More

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