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Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum

4141 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3547
+1 412-621-4253
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A wonderful collection and tribute

Passing through the city we found this wonderful tribute to the soldiers of the Pittsburgh area... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New York City, New York
Snapshots of what it is like to be in the Armed Services - even now!

Take a walk through time by exploring scenes of what it has been like to be a member of the Armed... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Oreland, Pennsylvania
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4141 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3547
+1 412-621-4253
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Passing through the city we found this wonderful tribute to the soldiers of the Pittsburgh area. Walking clockwise, you walk through time and see the evolution of the lives of soldiers. It's not just a gun show. You see some beautiful swords and guns, but...More

Thank Wtcbearum
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Take a walk through time by exploring scenes of what it has been like to be a member of the Armed Services - see the various types of uniforms and weapons and how they evolved to protect our Armed Services and make them more efficient....More

Thank jlhoagie
Reviewed 2 January 2017

You need more time than we had to see all the history displayed here. It captures what our soldiers have done to preserve our freedom through all the wars that we have been involved in, and you will learn new and interesting facts.

Thank fjmccarl
Reviewed 28 December 2016

My son has been studying World War 1 in High School and we have many members of my family that are Veterans so this was a no brainer since we already headed to Pittsburgh. We were running late so we only had about 30 minutes...More

2  Thank Mbeal112
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Nice museum that is right on Pitt's Campus. Very sobering when you enter , you see how many Americans died in each war we fought. Displays are glass front. The museum was originally to honor Civil War era, but has expanded to honor all military....More

1  Thank Gary S
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We traveled to Pittsburgh for a wedding at the Walled garden and the reception was at the soldiers and sailors memorial hall. What a surprise, It is an excellent venue! Instead of standing around eating finger food and drinks (they were available) we were able...More

1  Thank johnrQ4427CX
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Soldiers and Sailors Hall is mainly an auditorium with the museum part of the building located mostly in glass-front displays in the hallways surrounding the auditorium. The building itself is a breathtaking Beaux-Arts gem that is a pleasure to look at - both inside and...More

Thank BonnieInPA
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This meeting hall is just a part of the Memorial in Oakland area of Pittsburgh. Walk the perimeter of the building inside and see displays of many eras of military history. Well worth a visit!

Thank LaTA3
Reviewed 23 June 2016

You might like it here but it's very old and not much to do here although it's a serious memorial to see.

Thank Foodcritic11_11_11
Reviewed 15 May 2016

First visit here with a Civil War group for guided tour of exhibits. Was very busy due to hall hosting graduation events but we had a great guide and tour. If you enjoy C ivil War history and history of other wars since then to...More

Thank BobW66
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Emily E
6 October 2015|
Response from johnrQ4427CX | Reviewed this property |
The amount of time is up to you. If you just walk through and not stop long enough to read the history but just take a browsing look it will take about a half our or so. But you could spend all day if you choose to.