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.