Our offices and exhibits will be closed on the following days:
Guided tours will resume in May. The Carrie Furnaces are CLOSED for the season, however, groups of 10 or more interested in setting up a private tour or photographic opportunity can contact email@example.com for availability.
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday - 10 AM to 2 PM (closed on holidays); other times by appointment
The parking lot and restrooms at the Pump House will close for the season on Monday, November 2 while we work on some major improvements in the area.
This virtual exhibit shows the intense concentration of both large and small mills that once dominated the landscape of southwestern Pennsylvania. Click here to explore the exhibit.
Explore the creation of this salvage art sculpture.
We want to hear from you! Share your memories of working in southwestern Pennsylvania’s industries or tell us about life in the region’s industrial communities. Your stories help to preserve the past for future generations. Click here to read the stories that others have shared.
Our collections consist of artifacts, documents, photographs and audio-visual materials that show many aspects of southwestern Pennsylvania's industrial, cultural, and ethnic traditions.
Experience the Homestead Labyrinth from dawn to dusk at the Waterfront. Curious? Take a sneak peek.
Industry, immigrants, diverse communities, rivers and river valleys, these elements chartered the course for southwestern Pennsylvania’s ascendancy as the steel making capital of the world.
From them flowed an industrial empire that would change the world forever and create the skyscrapers, railroads, and bridges of our modern world. Come visit southwestern Pennsylvania to discover the unique character and distinctive traditions in the birth place of the Age of Big Steel.
December 4 at 6:30 PM
Exbition by Fiona Amundsen
December 9 at 5:00 PM; Doors open at 4:00 PM
Documentary screening at The Oaks Theater
December 11 at 6:00 PM opening reception, exhibit open December 2 through January 28
An exhibition of Steel Mill Artwork by Keith Clouse
December 12 at 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Holiday Pop-Up Shop
The Homestead Works 160-Inch Mill was one of the largest plate mills in the U.S.
|Joseph Berry||Firth Sterling,McKeesport|
|Frank Lesko||Duquesne works|
|Joe Balls||Homestead Works|
|Robert Bell||J&L/LTV Steel--Aliquippa Works|