Get in the game at the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum. When it comes to sports pride and sports history, no other region in the world compares.
Step back in time at Point State Park to learn about Western Pennsylvania’s strategic role during the French & Indian War, the American Revolution, and as the birthplace of Pittsburgh.
and Historic Village
Experience 19,000 years of history at North America's oldest site of human habitation. Then tour three recreated villages to learn what life was like for our earliest ancestors.
Detre Library & Archives
Explore the rich history of Western Pennsylvania as part of the region’s preeminent archival collection.
Statements of Solidarity
From our recent struggles related to the COVID-19 pandemic to the senseless murder of African Americans, the History Center stands with our community as we strive to bring peace and unity to our region.
Exhibits & Events
Pittsburgh’s John Kane: The Life & Art of an American Workman
Take an unprecedented deep dive into the unlikeliest of success stories.View Exhibit
“La Danza – Conflict, Passion, and Healing” with Anna Harsh
Hop into History: Self-Taught Artist John Kane
Early learners from ages 2 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive in-person session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique!
My Family and the Mob: An Evening with Russell Shorto
Join New York Times best-selling author Russell Shorto.