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
“Written in Stone: When Gravestones Lie” with Janette Silverman
Remembering the McGinnis Sisters: Food & Family Stories
Join us for an evening discussion of food traditions and innovations with one of Pittsburgh’s most renowned food families, the McGinnises.
From Slavery to Freedom Film Series: Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness
Join us virtually for a screening of “Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness” part of the 2021 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.