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
Reading Into History Virtual Family Book Club: Around the World in 80 Days
Kids, do you love reading stories about the past? Join us and your grownups for the Reading into History Virtual Book Club featuring "Around the World in 80 Days."
“How NOT to Read a Jewish Headstone” with Robin Meltzer
In this virtual program, Robin Meltzer will focus on building skills in understanding how to read and interpret Jewish headstones.
Trailblazing Women in Journalism: The Legacy of Nellie Bly
Join us for a celebration of the 130th Anniversary of the Women’s Press Club of Pittsburgh with a program featuring the accomplishments of pioneering journalist Nellie Bly.