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
History Uncorked: Night at the Museum
Save the date! The Heinz History Center’s 23rd annual History Uncorked: Night at the Museum, presented by BNY Mellon, will return on Friday, June 25, 2021.
“How to Improve Your Family Tree with Collaboration on Geni.com” with Randy Schoenberg
In this session with Randy Schoenberg, he will provide insights into using the Geni platform to make connections and conduct genealogical research.
Independence Day Celebration
Celebrate the spirit of America with historical demonstrations and period games at Meadowcroft’s 18th century frontier area and 19th century rural village.