The second annual Doors Open Pittsburgh returned October 7 & 8, 2017, opening the doors to some of Pittsburgh’s most impressive buildings in Downtown, North Side and the Strip District.

As a non-profit (501c3), the mission of Doors Open Pittsburgh is to educate and stimulate the exploration and appreciation of Pittsburgh’s architecture, history and design heritage, by providing unique behind-the-scenes, or some experiential access to significant buildings across the City’s diverse neighborhoods and business district.

Here’s how it works:

You decide which buildings you want to explore, buy a ticket, make a list and go.

Reservations are NOT required to visit any participating building (simply show your ticket).

Once inside, you will either be provided a guided/semi-guided tour, be allowed to self-explore, or there will be a Doors Open Pittsburgh docent on-hand to share insightful information about the building.

DOP does recommend taking some time to review the details of the 2017 Building List so that you are aware of building hours and the experience you will have at each building.

NEW for 2017…Insider Tours…if you like the idea of a traditional, thematic tour experience, check out the Insider Tours.   DOP “Event Tickets” will NOT get you into the Insider Tours. Tickets must be purchased separately and in advance for any of the Insider Tours. To buy tickets, go to the “Tickets/Tours” page of this website and click on the “Insider Tour Tickets” drop down.