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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

April 1, 2018

April special: 20% off rentals!

Get 20% off when you book your facility rental this month! For details on the available spaces, visit our facility rentals page.

April 30, 2018

Civil War Surgery and Anesthesia

The American Association of University Women of Johnstown invite you to their spring presentation! Fran Feyock and Rick Schroeder will give a talk on Civil War surgery and anesthesia, and...

May 5, 2018

Mother's Day Vendor Fair

Vendors are now sought for our Mother's Day Vendor Fair at the Heritage Discovery Center! Tables are $30. To inquire, call 814-539-1889 x309, or send an email to events[at]


...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.


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 #Johnstown Flood Museum really is a spectacular building. #Repost @randeedawn with @get_repost
Johnstown, PA. Formerly a library, now a museum.
  • Tonight at the Ethnic Social Club with the Ne’er Do Wells. If you’re not here, you’re missing out!
  • Featured entertainment for Last Friday tomorrow night! Don’t miss the Ne’er Do Wells here at the Heritage Discovery Center’s Ethnic Social Club. #almostfriday #Johnstown
  • Coming up 4/20 - Next to Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club in #Johnstown’s Heritage Discovery Center, featuring music from the Ne’er Do Wells. Join us at 5:30 - no cover!
  • The #Johnstown Stone Bridge in Orange last night for leukemia awareness, and Sophia Tuinstra. #sophiastrong
  • Pat Quinn (aka @handforgedinvt ) of the Center for Metal Arts in the Pattern Shop, where the Center is now in residence here in #Johnstown!
  • #Repost @chandyjm with @get_repost
The Stone Bridge is lit up in Easter colors
  • The #Johnstown Stone Bridge in blue for child abuse awareness.
  • Looks like everybody had a great time! Thanks @charityvoland for your visit! ・・・
Fun #familyday with ⛪, @thejaha discovery center, and #johnstowntomahawks 🏒 (Brooks got his first puck!)
  • @visitjohnstownpa, Holiday Inn, and JAHA are exhibiting at PA Bus Association today! Go get ‘em ladies! #tourism
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JAHA members get 10 bucks off AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival 2-day passes!

Early-bird pricing expired on April 19, unless you’re a JAHA member! All JAHA members can still take advantage of early-bird pricing on 2-day passes to the festival, which saves you 10 bucks per pass. To take advantage of this deal, …

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Museums now open Tues-Sun as visitor season hours begin — plus, April special is 20% off rentals!

The Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum are now open visitor season hours of Tuesdays-Saturdays from 10:00 am-5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon-5:00 pm! Welcome.

JAHA’s monthly special for April is 20% off rentals! For details on the …

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