The Palestinian Heritage Center (PHC) was established in 1991 in Bethlehem. Mrs. Maha Saca, the founder and director of the Center, possesses extensive experience and background in Palestinian folklore, especially in the origins and meanings of traditional embroidery. She had done research on the cultural background of many Palestinian communities for the past 20 years.
The Center has arranged several exhibitions in various countries around the world as well as lectures and seminars on the topic of Palestinian heritage and traditional costumes. The Center also stages elaborate fashion shows of traditional costumes in local and international venues.
The Center consists of a traditional living room, a furnished Bedouin tent, library, exhibition space for traditional items, and a gift shop. The Center hosts various events and accommodates up to 150 visitors.
The Center has received many awards for its continuous efforts towards the revival of Palestinian heritage and the promotion of Palestinian culture.