Events

Heinz History Center

Guided Tours: George Washington in Western Pennsylvania

11:00 am

Learn about fascinating stories of Pittsburgh history and enhance your museum experience on a Guided Tour at the History Center.

Heinz History Center

Guided Tours: George Washington in Western Pennsylvania

1:00 pm

Learn about fascinating stories of Pittsburgh history and enhance your museum experience on a Guided Tour at the History Center.

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Test your aim at the Fort Pitt Museum’s Tomahawk Toss.

Meadowcroft

Independence Day Celebration

10:00 am

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

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Test your aim at the Fort Pitt Museum’s Tomahawk Toss.

Fort Pitt Museum

Fourth at the Fort

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Join us to celebrate the Fourth of July.

Meadowcroft

Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

10:00 am

Enjoy an exclusive insider tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., lead archaeologist on the site.

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Test your aim at the Fort Pitt Museum’s Tomahawk Toss.

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Test your aim at the Fort Pitt Museum’s Tomahawk Toss.

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Test your aim at the Fort Pitt Museum’s Tomahawk Toss.

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Test your aim at the Fort Pitt Museum’s Tomahawk Toss.

Heinz History Center

The Story of Our Lives: Why Tell Family Stories?

7:00 pm
Hybrid Program

Reveal new ways of thinking about who you are, why your family matters, and how the work of family storytelling is essential.

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Test your aim at the Fort Pitt Museum’s Tomahawk Toss.

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Test your aim at the Fort Pitt Museum’s Tomahawk Toss.

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Test your aim at the Fort Pitt Museum’s Tomahawk Toss.

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Test your aim at the Fort Pitt Museum’s Tomahawk Toss.

Heinz History Center

“The Genetic Origins and Migrations of the Jewish People” with Adam Brown

2:00 pm
Hosted with the Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh | Virtual Program

Heinz History Center

11th Annual Bocce Tournament & Festival

10:00 am

Proceeds raised from this event will benefit the History Center’s Italian American Program.

Meadowcroft

Vintage Base Ball Day

10:00 am

Play ball! Celebrate America’s favorite pastime, 19th-century style.

Heinz History Center

Martin Delany Symposium

10:00 am
Hybrid Symposium

The African American Program at the Heinz History Center will host the Inaugural Martin R. Delany Symposium on Aug. 26-27, 2022.

Meadowcroft

19th-Century Chocolate

10:00 am

Join us for this sweet look at how chocolate was produced and consumed during the 19th century.

Meadowcroft

Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

10:00 am

Enjoy an exclusive insider tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., lead archaeologist on the site.

Heinz History Center

19th Annual Golf Tournament

9:00 am

This tournament benefits the programs and education services of the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum.

Meadowcroft

Covered Bridge Festival

10:00 am

Visit Meadowcroft’s Pine Bank Covered Bridge during this free admission, annual celebration of covered bridges.

Meadowcroft

Life with a Shawnee Family

10:00 am

A visiting Shawnee family will demonstrate the daily life skills crucial to their 18th century ancestors.

Meadowcroft

Walk in Penn’s Woods

1:00 pm

Visit Meadowcroft for beautiful fall foliage and outdoor adventure this fall!

Meadowcroft

Archaeology Day

10:00 am

As part of Pennsylvania Archaeology Month, Meadowcroft will partner with the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology for a day-long event for archaeology-lovers everywhere.

Meadowcroft

Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

1:00 pm

Enjoy an exclusive insider tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., lead archaeologist on the site.

Meadowcroft

Meadowcroft’s Taffy Pull & Fall Finale

12:00 pm

Join us for the final event of the season.

Meadowcroft

Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

10:00 am

Enjoy an exclusive insider tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., lead archaeologist on the site.