Old Allegheny County Jail Museum

Jun 6, 2022 - Jun 6, 2022 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Jail Museum
440 Ross Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

A portion of one of the cell blocks has been preserved in the “Old Allegheny County Jail Museum.” The Jail Museum was created through a grant from the Drue Heinz Trust to PHLF, in cooperation with the Allegheny County Juvenile Court and Curator Ed Urban, former Deputy Warden.

The Jail Museum, which is located in Downtown Pittsburgh at 440 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, opened in 2005.

Enter the Family Court Facility through one of two entrances. In both cases, you must go through security, and NO cameras are permitted.

  • Either enter through the main Ross Street entrance.
  • Or, enter through the great courtyard arch on Fifth Avenue.

For further information––or to double-check that the Jail Museum will be open on a particular Monday, contact Mary Lu Denny: marylu@phlf.org or call 412-471-5808, ext. 527.

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