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.
Collecting: COVID-19 Response
The Heinz History Center is collecting materials which document the response of our community to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Exhibits & Events
Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh: Works from the National Portrait Gallery
Stay tuned for details regarding the opening of Smithsonian's Portraits in Pittsburgh: Works from the National Portrait Gallery, coming soon to the History Center.View Exhibit
Join us for Story Share, a virtual story circle. Let’s all listen to and learn from one another in this time of isolation.
Scottish Genealogy Workshop
Join internationally renowned genealogist Paul Milner for the History Center’s first Scottish Genealogy Workshop.
Uncovering Pittsburgh Stories: Women Activists
Join the History Center’s dedicated and knowledgeable tour guides in an exploration of Pittsburgh stories, uncovering people, places, and events in our region’s history.