Thank you for supporting the Heinz History Center and our family of museums with a membership!

  • Free, unlimited admission to the History Center, the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, and the Fort Pitt Museum.
  • Invitations to unique members-only events including exhibition previews, private tours, and more.
  • Subscription to Western Pennsylvania History quarterly magazine.
  • Subscription to Making History quarterly newsletter.
  • 10% discount on all purchases in the Museum Shop. 
  • 10% discount in the History Center Café.
  • Discounts on public programs, tours, Detre Library & Archives services, and more.

When you become a History Center member, you also become a member of the Smithsonian Institution and receive these fantastic benefits:

  • Subscription to Smithsonian monthly magazine.
  • Discounts in select Smithsonian shops and dining facilities.
  • Free admission to the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City. (The Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC are free to the public.)
  • Reciprocal admission and discounts at participating Smithsonian Affiliate museums.
  • And more! 

Find answers to common questions about your History Center membership.

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