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
Pittsburgh’s John Kane: The Life & Art of an American Workman
Take an unprecedented deep dive into the unlikeliest of success stories.View Exhibit
From Slavery to Freedom Film Series: Brother Outsider
Part of the 2022 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series
Vintage Base Ball Day
Play ball! Celebrate America's favorite pastime, 19th-century style.
Martin Robison Delany Symposium
The African American Program at the Heinz History Center will host the Inaugural Martin R. Delany Symposium on Aug. 26-27, 2022.