Independence Day Celebration

Add to Calendar07/04/2021 10:00 AM07/04/2021 04:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkIndependence Day Celebration at MeadowcroftCelebrate the spirit of America with historical demonstrations and period games at Meadowcroft’s new 18th century frontier area and in the 19th century rural village.Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic VillageMeadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic VillagefalseMM/DD/YYYY

Have a Fourth of July to remember with special activities at Meadowcroft!

Celebrate the spirit of America with historical demonstrations and period games at Meadowcroft’s 18th-century frontier area and 19th-century rural village.

Throughout the day, visitors can also explore the prehistoric wonders of the Meadowcroft Rockshelter.

Tickets and Admission

Tickets to Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village are available for advance purchase online. Purchasing tickets in advance is encouraged, but tickets will also be sold at the Visitor Center depending on availability and capacity limits.

Other Information

For information about admission, directions and parking, and accessibility, please click here.

Summer Sidewalk Series: Pittsburgh’s Favorites

Add to Calendar07/10/2021 11:00 AM07/10/2021 03:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkSummer Sidewalk Series: Pittsburgh’s FavoritesJoin us outside this summer at the History Center’s Penn Avenue lot for family-friendly activities that explore stories from our region!Heinz History CenterHeinz History CenterfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Join us outside this summer at the History Center’s Penn Avenue lot for family-friendly activities that explore stories from our region!

On Saturday, July 10, create projects inspired by some of our favorite things about Pittsburgh!  Design your own pickle pin and Pop art masterpiece in the style of Burton Morris. Explore local amusement park history and check out our midway.

Location

This outdoor event will take place in the lot adjacent to the Museum Conservation Center at 1221 Penn Avenue, just around the corner from the History Center’s main entrance on Smallman Street.

Admission

Participation in the Summer Sidewalk Series is FREE for everyone.

Please note that this family-friendly event takes place outdoors. In case of severe inclement weather, the outdoor event will be canceled and activities will be offered indoors (included with regular museum admission). Check the History Center’s website or social media platforms for the most-up-to-date information regarding event cancellations.

Regular admission is required to access all History Center and Sports Museum exhibitions.

For more information, please contact Nate Rodda at nrrodda@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6433.