Old Allegheny County Jail

Old Allegheny County Jail Museum

old allegheny county jail

There is a docent that is on hand to tell the story of the jail. A section of cell blocks has been preserved as the museum. The museum was created from a grant from the Drue Heinz Trust to the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation (in cooperation with the Allegheny County Juvenile Court and Ed Urban, curator/former deputy warden. Tours are free. More information on the museum can be found here.


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