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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

September 23, 2017

Slavic Fest Special: Free admission to the Heritage Discovery Center!

The Johnstown Slavic Festival is underwriting FREE admission to the Heritage Discovery Center and all its attractions as part of the festival! Come explore the theme of immigration to our...

September 29, 2017

Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club

A new season of Last Fridays kicks off with Mike & Nudy! Mike Ferencak and Nudy Trifiro have been playing in the region since the early 80's. After serving (decades worth...

September 30, 2017

September special: Free kids Saturdays!

Celebrate back to school with a visit to the Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children's Museum! On Saturdays in September, all kids 12 and under get in free with a paying adult....


...and much more!

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

JAHA Events

This Week

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  • Museums closed on Mondays
  • 7:30-10:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10am-5pm Museums open
  • 7:30-10:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10am-5pm Museums open
  • 7:30-10:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10am-5pm Museums open
  • 7:30-10:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10am-5pm Museums open
  • 7:30-10:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
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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.


Become a JAHA Member

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.


The Latest on Instagram

  • The Ariana Lem Joy Trio comes from the land and influence of the Carpathian Mountains, re-imagining rich traditional music from Eastern Europe. They'll play as part of the #Johnstown #Slavic Festival, coming up 9/26 at the Heritage Discovery Center. Don't miss this free event!
  • We welcome Deb Winterscheidt as our new director of development and visitor services! She's well-known in the community for years of leadership in volunteer positions, and we're delighted to welcome her onboard.
  • Recently a group of @johnstownvision2025 volunteers did some planting at Peoples Natural Gas Park and the #Johnstown train station! We are grateful for their efforts, and to the #lowesheroes program for helping make it possible. #volunteersrock
  • And @erictessmerband takes the stand at @peoplesnatgas Park! Great night. #Johnstown
  • Tonight, ya'll. See you at 7! #itshappening #Johnstown
  • TONIGHT! @erictessmerband with @derekwoodsband at @peoplesnatgas Park! 7pm, FREE. There will be food & beer - bring your ID!@
  • Mark Pasquerilla, board chairman for both JAHA and @cfallegh, speaks at this morning's ceremony naming the Oilhouse at @peoplesnatgas Park for the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies. Sign looks fantastic!
  • For 9 years she's been a key part of our organization - beginning as volunteer coordinator and now as our development officer. Today was her last day as she moves on to a new opportunity. We will miss Melody, and thank her for her many years of service!
  • ....aaaaand publicity starts for the Eric Tessmer/Derek Woods concert, coming up this Sat., Sept 16 at @peoplesnatgas Park!
  • A beautiful shot of the #Johnstown Stone Bridge in blue for chronic pain awareness, by @photobalko. Tonight the bridge will be teal for ovarian cancer.
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JAHA welcomes Deb Winterscheidt as development director

JAHA is delighted to welcome Deb Winterscheidt as director of development and member services! In her new position, Deb will work closely with JAHA’s board and president to raise funds for the organization, and grow and maintain JAHA’s membership. She’ll …

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Johnstown Slavic Fest (9/23) to be bigger and better than ever!

The 3rd Annual Johnstown Slavic Festival is almost here! The one-day, free festival will feature an action-packed program of traditional Slavic music and dance, including tamburitzan dance, Balkan brass music, Eastern European roots music played on traditional instruments, an accordion virtuoso, …

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