Hours of Operation
Sunday & Monday: CLOSED Tuesday - Friday: 10 - 4 Saturday: 10 - 3
Founded in 1980 as a non-profit organization, the McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center is a museum and research facility dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of McKeesport, PA and the Mon Valley region for public education, research and enjoyment. The Center moved to its present facility in Renziehausen Park, next to the Rose Garden, in 1991.
Our members hail from local neighborhoods and across the United States. Memberships, foundation gifts, grants, and individual donations fund our operations and we welcome the public with FREE ADMISSION.
All of our extensive museum collections have been donated to the Center. The museum proudly houses the first schoolhouse in McKeesport and showcases 5 additional rooms of local memorabilia and photographs. Our Industry Wing features a large scale model of the US Steel National Tube. Historic churches, local sports heroes and industry leaders are highlighted throughout the facility. Peruse our nostalgic display of former stores and restaurants that hold such fond memories from the area's rich historic past.
Our thorough research library has archival resources such as newspapers, census data, and materials related to local schools, churches, organizations, businesses. Center members enjoy complimentary use of these resources.
As part of our community outreach, the Center sponsors educational programs on a variety of topics to aimed at highlighting the area's rich and diverse past.
We are always adding to our museum collection and initiating new programs as part of our commitment to the local area. If you would like to make a contribution to our collection, please contact the Center or stop by if you are in the area.