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
African American Genealogy Workshop
This African American Genealogy Workshop, “Finding Family in Tragedy and Trauma,” will explore how family records can be resurrected from tragedy.
Foundations of Eastern European Genealogy
Join genealogy experts for the History Center’s first virtual Eastern European Genealogy workshop.
“The ABCs of DNA” with Jarrett Ross
In this workshop, Jarrett Ross will explore multiple case studies of his researching his own family history using genetic genealogy.