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There’s lots to see and do in Johnstown!

The stories of Johnstown shaped the history of America as it became a modern industrial nation. The Johnstown Discovery Network brings this rich heritage to life through a linked system of attractions and historic districts. We invite you to come explore!

Coming up at JAHA

December 1, 2017

December special: 20% off memberships!

Get 20% your new or returning membership during the month of December! Members get free admission to our museums all year long, as many times as you'd like to come...

December 16, 2017

Santa Saturdays at the Johnstown Children's Museum

Join us for a Santa visit at the Johnstown Children's Museum! Santa will read a story, and children will make cards for seniors in nursing homes (these cards will be...

January 26, 2018

Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club

Join us for a relaxed evening at the Heritage Discovery Center's authentic social club! Featured entertainment is Justin Giuffre & the Pilgrimage, which plays folk without being folksy — it’s...


...and much more!

The Johnstown Area Heritage Association hosts a broad range of special events throughout the year.

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Support the Flood Museum

The Campaign for the Johnstown Flood Museum is going on now! JAHA is raising funds to completely renovate our flagship museum, and bring this amazing story to a new generation.


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JAHA members get free museum admission anytime you’d like to come, as well as discounts on many of our ticketed events. Become a member to support our work and take advantage of these great benefits.


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  • Happy #hanukkah from the #Johnstown Stone Bridge.
  • Tomorrow (Thurs) at 6:30 pm is the season’s last presentation of An Immigrant Christmas at the Wagner-Ritter House! Call us to RSVP - 539-1889. #Johnstown
  • Great turnout for tonight’s book presentation by #Johnstown native Russell Shorto, with Revolution Song. Thanks to @tribdem for co-hosting!
  • Santa took time out from his busy seasonal schedule to see the kids at the #Johnstown Children’s Museum yesterday!
  • JAHA often works with other agencies on important local projects. In 2004 we obtained a Save America’s Treasures grant to stabilize the #Blacksmith Shop, an 1864 building that’s owned by the #Johnstown Redevelopment Authority. If you support JAHA’s mission, give to our year-end fundraiser — link is in our profile!
  • JAHA has an awesome opportunity - an anonymous donor will match gifts up to $5,000 from now until midnight on Dec. 9! Follow along on Facebook as we update this initiative — link to give us in our Insta header! #Johnstown
  • New on our events calendar: 12/11, 7pm at the Heritage Discovery Center, Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom. Author Russell Shorto, a native of #Johnstown, will present this non-fiction work. Free. Books will be for sale, and Shorto will sign them. This event is co-sponsored with @tribdem.
  • In this fun collage, CamTran employees show off their #JeansforJAHA! Thanks so much for your support of our #givingtuesday initiative.
  • A nice shot of 1st Summit Bank employees participating in #JeansforJAHA, our #givingtuesday event! Don’t they look great? Some 63 employees from 1st Summit participated — thank you!
  • Registration for the Path of the Flood Historic Races (5/26/18) is now open - and if you register now through 9/27, you get $5 off! has details and link to online registration.
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December special: 20% off memberships!

Save 20% on your new or returning JAHA membership during the month of December! Members get free admission to our museums all year long, as many times as you’d like to come — as well as discounts on many of …

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Celebrate the JAHA-lidays — donate now and help us earn a 5,000-dollar matching gift!

We are holding a special end-of-the-year fundraiser, and an anonymous donor will match up to $5,000. So when you give to JAHA by midnight on Dec. 12, your gift will be doubled! Check out our Facebook page for updates on …

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