Sports Museum Exhibits

The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum is a dynamic, 20,000-square-foot museum-within-a-museum located inside the Heinz History Center.  Enjoy a stunning collection of sports artifacts and more than 70 interactive activities that celebrate the rich tradition of sports in our region.  Beginning with a two-story, multi-screen theatre, fans can relive the spine-tingling moments and championship athletes throughout sports.  From boxing to baseball, from the sandlots to the professional leagues, your entire family will find something to cheer about.

Sport and the Body


Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum

The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum’s new Sport and the Body exhibition highlights Pittsburgh’s critical role in the evolution of sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery.

  • Super Steelers

    Tackle more than a century of football in Western Pennsylvania from Friday Night Lights through Steelers Sundays.

  • City of Champions

    Learn the almost-forgotten tales of Pittsburgh’s champions in the Sports Museum.

  • A Great Day for Hockey!

    Skate through the history of hockey in Western Pennsylvania from its start here in 1895 to the five-time Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.

  • Beat 'Em Bucs

    Relive your favorite players and legendary moments in Pittsburgh Pirates history. Five World Series championships. Nine National League pennants. Honus. Maz. Clemente. Stargell. McCutchen.

  • Negro League Baseball

    With 15 future National Baseball Hall of Famers and two championship teams – the Homestead Grays and the Pittsburgh Crawfords – no city can claim a Negro League baseball tradition quite like Pittsburgh.

  • Hit the Links: Golf in Western Pa.

    From the unforgiving sand traps at Oakmont to the sweet swing of “The King,” Western Pennsylvania has made a historic impact on the sport of golf.

  • High School Glory Days

    Learn the well-known and almost forgotten tales of high school athletics in Western Pa., from record-setting performances and championship teams to legendary coaches and school rivalries.

  • Need for Speed

    Shift into gear in the Sports Museum’s racing section and learn how Pittsburgh’s Chip Ganassi became an Indy 500 winner and one of auto racing’s most decorated owners.

  • Golden Gloves

    It’s no surprise that Pittsburgh produced some of the nation’s grittiest fighters over the past 100 years.