University of Pittsburgh


Heinz Memorial Chapel is a nondenominational chapel given by the H.J. Heinz family to the University of Pittsburgh.

Dedicated in 1938, the chapel hosts approximately 1,000 events annually including religious services, weddings, classes, lectures, concerts, memorial services, and guided tours.

Heinz Memorial Chapel 360 View (click on the arrows at the bottom of the photo for the 360 degree view)

Ever wonder where the spiral staircase goes?

Chapel Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
On Fridays, wedding rehearsals may begin at 4:15 p.m.
Friday wedding times:  1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Saturday: Open for scheduled weddings - 11:30 a.m., 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday wedding times (May, June, July and August only): 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.


Chapel docents are available to give individual and small group walk-up tours during chapel hours. Larger groups are advised to call the chapel office (412-624-4157) to schedule times for tours. Admission is free, donations are welcomed.