For Schools & Teachers

Learn about the latest educational opportunities at the History Center, Fort Pitt Museum, and Meadowcroft, including field trips, virtual programs, and homeschool programs.

Scout Programs

The History Center, Fort Pitt Museum, and Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village all welcome scouts and scout organizations for on-site programming.


The Making History blog features posts on Western Pennsylvania history, from the desk of the Library & Archives, curator collection spotlights, and more.

America 101

The History Center is committed to telling the American story and inspiring a community of citizens to explore what it means to be an American. America 101 aims to empower people to write the next chapter of our democracy.

Videos & Podcasts

Explore a wide collection of media that explores over 250 years of local history.

Virtual Tours

Enjoy a series of virtual tours featuring past and current exhibition highlights at the History Center.

Food & Fitness

Blending health and history, the Food & Fitness program encourages visitors to learn more about wellness.

Women Forging the Way

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in the U.S., the History Center launched Women Forging the Way – an initiative focused on elevating women’s history year round.

Meadowcroft Rockshelter Gigapan

This GigaPan is a series of interactive images that allows anyone to explore the Meadowcroft Rockshelter archaeological site from any computer. Choose an image to explore by selecting it in the column on the left. Click and drag, scroll to zoom, or click on a tear-drop marker to access additional multimedia content.