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
Remembering 9/11 with Heather Penney, Fighter Pilot Hero
Heather Penney will discuss 9/11 and how it impacted her subsequent service in the military, which included two combat tours in Iraq.
Hop into History: The Multitalented Martin Delany
Early learners from ages 3 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive online session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique!
Summer Sidewalk Series: The Changing City
Join us outside this summer at the History Center’s Penn Avenue lot for family-friendly activities that explore stories from our region!