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
Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh: Works from the National Portrait Gallery
Explore powerful works of art from the Smithsonian inside the History Center's dynamic new exhibition.View Exhibit
Jasmine Cho’s Portraits in Icing: The Intersection of Representation, Race, and Cookies
Explore a unique combination of cookie art and social justice.
17th Annual Golf Tournament
The History Center’s Golf Tournament is like no other in Pittsburgh! This tournament benefits the programs and education services of the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum.
Columbus on Trial Film Screening and Dialogue
Join the History Center's Italian American Program and filmmaker Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno for a screening and discussion of the film, "Columbus on Trial."