Photo
Antiquities
Museum of Photographic History
We offer the region's finest display of vintage photographs, photographic viewing devices, and antique cameras.
Designed in the Victorian style, Photo Antiquities preserves and exhibits the history of photography from 1839 to 1939.
Examples of our collections include The Civil War, Native Americans, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania,
the United States, Asia, and Europe.
Photo Antiquities Museum of Pittsburg
See photos like these in their original form!
Plus the largest collection of cameras anywhere!
531 East Ohio Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 231-7881
THE ONLY MUSEUM LIKE IT IN THE U.S.!
531 East Ohio Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15212
(412) 231-7881
Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History
Offers a history lesson on photography. The Museum, designed in the Victorian
style with period music playing in the background, lends to the feeling of being in
another era, enhancing the journey into the past.

Photo Antiquities is dedicated to the preservation, presentation and education of
the history of photography. The museum's collection includes images, cameras
and accessories that capture the earliest days of photography. Follow the history
of photography with a guided tour, from the Daguerreotype c. 1839 (the first
commercially viable photographic image produced onto a silver coated copper
plate) to present day digital photography.

The Museum
The Museum is open Mondays and Wednesdays thru Saturday, 10:00 AM to
4:00 PM. The Museum is closed on Sundays, Tuesdays and all major holidays.
Guided tours are given on every visit. Our exhibits change monthly and we have
African American, Civil War, Native American and Pittsburgh/Allegheny City
Images.

We offer the region's finest display of vintage photographs, photographic
viewing devices, and antique cameras. Designed in the Victorian style, Photo
Antiquities preserves and exhibits the history of photography from 1839 to
1939. Examples of our collections include The Civil War, Native Americans,
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, the United States, Asia, and Europe.
We hope you become a new friend of ours and we look forward to meeting
you. Remember, together we can continue to build a visionary organization
dedicated to the history of photography for the purpose of preserving the past,
while educating present and future generations.