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Take a Tour of Heinz Field

Heinz Field is not only the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the University of Pittsburgh Panthers football teams; it is also a monument to the outstanding Western Pennsylvania football tradition and to its loyal fans. Since 2001, when the gates were opened to this 65,050-seat state-of-the-art facility, Heinz Field has provided a thrilling, behind the scenes view of the Steelers and Panthers football teams to thousands of men, women, and children of all ages. In addition, the view of the city’s unique skyline and Point State Park from the South Plaza within the stadium serves to add to the tremendous excitement that is Heinz Field. Tours of Heinz Field provide guests with a behind-the-scenes look into the Great Hall, Clubs, Luxury Suites, Press Box, Field, South Plaza, and much more! We encourage you to personally see Heinz Field – Pittsburgh’s latest and greatest landmark.

We hope the information below will assist you in answering any general questions you may have in regards to Heinz Field Tours! We offer tours during the months of April through October every year. We do not conduct tours during the winter months due to the weather and outside elements. We hope you understand. We are currently scheduling tours for 2013. Our tour season runs from April 1st through November 1st 2013. Please note before attending a walk-up tour or scheduling a group tour, we are not conducting tours on the following dates due to other stadium events, concerts or holidays.

Blocked Off Tour Dates:

April 5th due to stadium event

May 27th due to Memorial Day

June 17-21 due to the Kenny Chesney concert on June 22nd

July 1-5 due to the Taylor Swift concert on July 6th

August 29-30 due to the Rib Festival

September 2nd due to Labor Day & the Rib Festival

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding!

Walk-Up Tours:

For Heinz Field walk-up tours you do not need to make a reservation in advance. The walk-up tour is designed for groups of less than 10 people. If you have more than 10 people, please see Group Tour information below.


April and May – Mondays and Fridays – 12 noon only

June through August – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – 10 am and 12 noon

September and October – Mondays and Fridays – 10 am only

* Please be sure to check the blocked off tour dates listed above.

** Please meet under the Great Hall sign (to the left of the flat screen TV) on Art Rooney Avenue 15 minutes prior to the tour start time. It is cash payment upon your arrival. For pricing information, please see below.

Group Tours:

Group tours are designed for 10 or more people. They are offered Monday through Friday. You can schedule a group tour anytime between 9 am and 2 pm on the hour or 1/2 hour. Group tours must be scheduled at least 2-3 weeks in advance as there is paperwork and a deposit that is required to confirm your tour. Payment for group tours can only be made by check or cash. We do not accept credit cards.

Saturday Tours:

We offer Saturday tours once a month during the months of April through July only. For Saturday tours, you can book a group tour anytime between 10 am and 1 pm (see above for group tour information). We also offer one (1) walk-up tour at 10 am only. The selected Saturday tour dates for 2013 are as follows:

April 13th
May 11th
June 29th
July 20th

Length of Tour:

The length of a Heinz Field Tour is approximately 1 and ½ hours in length (90 minutes). This is the same for a group tour and walk-up tours.

Tour Pricing:

Tour prices are the same for walk-up and group tours. We do not have any group rates or discounted rates.

Adults = $7.00

Students/Children (ages 18 and under) = $5.00

Senior Citizens (ages 55 and up) = $5.00

** School groups only will receive one free adult chaperone for every 10 students you bring.

** Please note: If your bus driver(s) or school nurse(s) plan on taking the tour, you must include them in your total count.


Monday – Friday
Individual cars/vans arriving before 11am must park in Gold Lot 1 off of West General Robinson Street for $6.00. At 11am or after individual cars/vans must park in Gold Lot 2 off of North Shore Drive for $5.00. Guests may also park in the West General Robinson Street garage (pricing is based on an hourly rate.)
** Free parking is available for school buses only along Art Rooney Avenue.

Parking is available starting at 9 a.m. in Gold Lot 2 for $5.00.

**PLEASE NOTE: For tours on daylight weekday Pirate Games, parking will be the $12.00 event rate all day.

What can you bring with you on your tour of Heinz Field?

All guests touring Heinz Field must adhere to the stadium security policies. For more information, please refer to our Heinz Field Fan Guide.

How to book your tour or obtain more information:

To schedule your group for a tour of Heinz Field or obtain more information, please call us at 412-697-7150, and then press “5” for more information.

You may also e-mail us at tours@steelers.nfl.com

The tour hotline and email are checked daily.

Please note that the Great Hall is not open to the public on a daily basis.

All elements of Heinz Field Tours are subject to change based on stadium events. Tours are not conducted on holidays, most weekends, or event days.

Comfortable shoes are recommended and tours are ADA and handicap accessible.

For updated information or changes in dates, please check steelers.com, e-mail or call us in advance. We look forward to seeing you at Heinz Field!

Educational Outreach Program

The Pro Football Hall of Fame and an Educational Advisory Panel consisting of nine teachers, five of which are National Board Certified Teachers, have designed a free Activity Guide for teachers to utilize in the classroom. This guide offers a fun and effective way for teachers to incorporate classroom activities relevant to football while acquiring a learning experience at the same time. The guide consists of everything from Language Arts activities to Mathematics involving the history of the National Football League, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and football in general. This book is online through the Pro Football Hall of Fame at http://www.profootballhof.com/hall/PittsburghSteelers.aspx.

We hope this guide will offer an exciting way for you to prepare your students for their field trip to Heinz Field or reflect back on the experiences they had while visiting the stadium.

Additionally, teachers can sign up for the Educational Outreach Program Newsletter to receive a monthly (September – May) e-newsletter that is sent to educators across the country updating them on current educational initiatives offered at the Hall of Fame. The newsletter also offers supplemental materials and educational resources for teachers to use in the classroom. Teachers can sign up for this newsletter at http://www.profootballhof.com/edpro_signup.jsp

Where to Eat Near Heinz Field

Quick Bites

Name Address Phone Number
Peppi’s 927 Western Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Wendy’s 725 Allegheny Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Subway 950 Ridge Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Taco Bell 705 Allegheny Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Riverview Cafe
at the Carnegie Science Center
One Allegheny Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
McDonalds 801 Allegheny Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233


Name Address Phone Number
Clark Bar & Grill 503 Martindale St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Grille 36
(Jerome Bettis’s Restaurant)
393 N. Shore Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Atria’s Restaurant 103 Federal St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Nicky’s Thai Kitchen 856 Western Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Allegheny Sandwich Shop 822 Western Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
(Inside Marriott Springhill Suites)
203 Federal St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Legends of the North Shore 500 E. North Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Tilted Kilt 353 N. Shore Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
McFaddens 211 N. Shore Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Rivertowne 337 N. Shore Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Penn Brewery 800 Vinial St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Fine Dining

Name Address Phone Number
Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse 247 N. Shore Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Andrew’s Steak and Seafood 777 Casino Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212


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