Preserving and presenting the nationally significant heritage of Johnstown

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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

January 27, 2017

Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club

Crew of the Half Moon returns to play Last Friday for us! This amazing indie trio just released a new album. Doors at 5:00, music at 5:30 pm. No cover. We welcome...

February 24, 2017

Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club

For February's Last Friday, we're delighted to welcome a new act to the Ethnic Social Club! Laurel Harrison and Amanda Alt are The Evergreens. They cover a wide range of popular...

March 24, 2017

Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club

Join us for a relaxed evening at our authentic social club on the fourth floor of the Heritage Discovery Center! It's March, so of course we're welcoming back Tree, Johnstown's...


...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 year-round
  • 5:30-8:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • Museums closed on Tuesdays during off season
  • 5:30-10:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Museums open
  • 5:30-8:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Museums open
  • 5:30-8:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Museums open
  • 5:30-8:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Museums open
  • 5:30-8:30 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.


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  • New touch-screen exhibits are under development for the #Johnstown Flood Museum!
  • We'll have a real princess, Ms. US Universal (Kristina Marinkovich) at our Ice Princess Tea Parties this weekend! Bring your favorite princess to this fun event - 539-1889 to RSVP!
  • Some of the #princesses from last year's Ice Princess Tea Party! We have more tea parties coming up 1/14-15 -- call 539-1889 or stop by the Heritage Discovery Center for tickets! #Johnstown
  • From our #archive: Flood, Mud and Misery, a photo book of the 1936 #Johnstown flood. #typography
  • JAHA mourns the passing of Andy Lasky, a great #Johnstown cheerleader who was generous with his time, talent and support. He was a frequent volunteer for us (seen here at the Johnstown FolkFest 2002), and will be greatly missed by many.
  • Some gorgeous cut and etched #glass that was manufactured  in #Johnstown. The Heritage Discovery Center's long-term 5th floor exhibit highlights some of the many interesting products that were once made here.
  • A winter photo of #Johnstown, long ago. Hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season!
  • More cool things in the Heritage Discovery Center gift shop - decorative items made from wooden patterns used in the steel mills. #Johnstown
  • Today Richard Burkert, JAHA president (left) attended a gathering at @Allegheny_portage_rr_nps to honor Keith Newlin, who is retiring after a distinguished parks service career with the NPS! He's also been an ex-officio JAHA board member for many years. Congratulations, Keith, and thanks for your service!
  • JAHA members Stevie and Joey built quite an impressive structure in the Children's Museum recently! Remember, JAHA memberships are on sale through Jan 6 for 20% off! #Johnstown
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Real-life princesses to attend our tea parties!

This just in: we’ll have two real-life princesses attending our Ice Princess Tea Parties on Jan. 14-15! Kristina Marinkovich, Ms. US Universal; and Mariah Thoma, Miss Pennsylvania All Star United States 2017 will be joining us.

Admission is $15 per person, or $10 for JAHA members. Tickets are available by calling 539-1889 or by stopping into the Heritage Discovery …

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Online giving is now possible!

Online giving is now available on our website for our Annual Fund, the Campaign for the Johnstown Flood Museum, and the Stone Bridge Project Maintenance Fund! This is made possible through a partnership with the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, which has established funds for these JAHA purposes. It’s our hope that this …

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