Partnership Experiences

Allegheny Intermediate Unit History Bowl

October 22 – 24, 2019 | 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Explore the History Center with your classes during this special one-day event!

Teams compete in hands-on activities designed to allow the students to explore the rich history of the Pittsburgh region. Students will be challenged to find answers to questions, think and write creatively, and practice problem solving abilities as they explore the exhibits. This event is available to teams of students who register with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit.

For more information, please contact Amy Davis at or 412-394-4193.

Field Trips

So many field trip opportunities and so little time!  Try one of our partnership programs for two unique experiences in one day: a tour of the History Center and another experience.

It’s easy:

  • Reserve your History Center experience by contacting the Group Tour Coordinator Christina McElwain at 412-454-6304. Let us know you are interested in a partnership Field Trip package.
  • Contact the partnership organization separately to coordinate your package. Book early, as these popular options fill quickly.
  • Confirm the partnership reservation with the History Center Group Tour Coordinator.

Fort Pitt Museum

Experience over 250 years of Western Pennsylvania history by visiting both the History Center and Fort Pitt Museum, located just one mile apart, in one day!  You will enjoy a tour at one museum and then board your bus for transportation to the other site all for the combination group tour price of $9.  Lunch space may be reserved at the Heinz History Center.

To book, please contact the History Center’s Group Tour Coordinator at 412-454-6304 or

Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation

Learn all about Pittsburgh’s history during a two-hour tour of the History Center and then go out on the town for an exciting walking tour of the Strip District with Pittsburgh History and Landmarks.  What a great way to take in artifacts, architecture and stories while strolling the History Center and the Strip – just be sure to wear your walking shoes!

Maximum of 60 people. This experience must be booked 30 days in advance.

Contact PHLF at 412-471-5808.