What is it?
A history museum and a proud affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, located in the Strip District of Pittsburgh. The center is named after U.S. Senator H. John Heinz III from Pennsylvania, who died in a 1991 plane crash. Why should you go?
The Heinz History Center is the largest history museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The museum presents the most compelling stories from American history
with a Western Pennsylvania connection. The Heinz History Center has six floors of permanent and changing exhibitions that cover topics such as the French and Indian War, the Industrial Revolution, sports, pop culture, and more. The museum also includes the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, the Fort Pitt Museum, and the Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village.