Heinz Memorial Chapel

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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About Heinz Memorial Chapel

Heinz Memorial Chapel is a non-sectarian chapel on the University of Pittsburgh campus, a gift to the university from H.J. Heinz and his children. The Chapel offers a variety of tours, concerts and programming with visitor hours throughout the week and wedding reservations on the weekends. Several weekly religious services are offered during the spring and fall semesters. Use the links above to plan your visit.

Heinz Memorial Chapel is undergoing external renovations to its spire.
This restoration is essential for the long-term preservation of this historic, treasured structure.


Heinz Chapel is a beautiful wedding venue. View dates and times available for reserving a wedding.

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Tours of the Chapel are available (general and wedding specific). Email heinzchapel@pitt.edu

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What's Happening

Fall Visitor Hours

Heinz Chapel is open for visitors Sunday from 10:00am to 1:00pm, Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 4:00pm, and Friday from 10:00am to 1pm. We offer public tours and tours by appointment for individuals and groups. Visit our Tours page for information and tickets. Please note that occasionally the Chapel may be closed during visitor hours for an event, maintenance, or a university staff holiday.

New for Fall: Meditation Mondays

Join us every Monday, starting September 11, for Meditation Mondays! There will be a free 15-20 minute guided meditation at 12:15pm. The Chapel will also offer quiet hours each Monday from 4:00 to 6:00pm. This time is perfect for prayer, study, or quiet reflection. We hope to continue to be a place of solace and comfort for all on campus.

Heinz Chapel 85th Anniversary Celebration - Share Your Love Story

To commemorate Heinz Memorial Chapel’s 85th Anniversary, a day-long celebration will be held on Saturday, December 9th and includes visitor hours, a docent-led tour, group vow renewals, and an evening concert. Visit our 85th Anniversary page for all the details and to purchase your tickets! You can also share your Heinz Chapel love story with us here.

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Simply Styled
Wedding Packages

Simply Styled ceremonies at Heinz Chapel are back!
Five effortless, all-inclusive mini wedding packages are available for Sunday, June 5, 2022. These 90-minute packages for up to 30 guests include a ceremony with officiant, flowers, music, and photography plus
a champagne toast and cookie table.

Photo by Kristen Wynn, photographer for Simply Styled