Fort Pitt Museum
State budget cuts forced it to close for eight months before operations were taken over by the Heinz History Center in the Strip District. Today, the newly re-opened Fort Pitt Museum has a cleaner, fresher look with life-like figures and recently added artifacts.
Fort Pitt Museum aired on Jun 10, 2010.
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