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
Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh: Works from the National Portrait Gallery
Powerful works of art from the Smithsonian are coming to Western Pennsylvania as part of a dynamic new exhibition at the History Center.View Exhibit
Independence Day Celebration
Celebrate the spirit of America with special activities on the Fourth of July.
Uncovering Pittsburgh Stories: Hockey in Pittsburgh Before the Penguins
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.
Pittsburgh History Virtual Trivia Night
Join us for a night of fun Pittsburgh history trivia and see just how much you truly know about our city!