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 14, 2017

Ice Princess Tea Party

Join us for a tea party in a winter wonderland! Wear your favorite princess costume or fancy dress. There will be games, crafts, frozen treats and refreshments, and special guests!...

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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...

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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...

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...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
  • Noon - 5:00 pm Museums open
  • 5:30-8:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 11:00 amThe Jolly Trolley
  • Museums closed on Mondays year-round
  • 5:30-8:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • Museums closed on Tuesdays during off season
  • 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
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Museums open
  • 5:30-8:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
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The Johnstown Area Heritage Association is a non-profit, membership-based organization working to revitalize our community through heritage tourism. Please consider supporting our work by making a tax-deductible donation.

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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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  • Grandview Cemetery in #Johnstown is known for the Plot of the Unknown, where many 1889 flood victims are buried. But wandering around the cemetery you can find the resting place of many identified victims, too.
  • #Slovak #Christmas decorations in the Heritage Discovery Center gift shop. #Johnstown
  • A weird item in our archive - a jar of 1936 flood mud in a Krunchy Peanut Butter jar, carefully marked with masking tape. #Johnstown
  • Work continues on the #Johnstown train station! JAHA is proud to play a major role in saving this beautiful landmark.
  • These reproduction steel tags are available for sale at the Heritage Discovery Center gift shop, along with many more #Johnstown gifts! Stop by and browse for holiday giving.
  • The Jolly Trolley rolls into town this weekend, Dec. 3-4! Don't miss this chance to make a wonderful Christmas memory with the kids. We'll roll through downtown #Johnstown on a festive ride, and conclude at the children's museum for cookies and a visit with Santa. Full event details at jaha.org, or call 539-1889 to RSVP.
  • More flood aftermath images from our #archive. #Johnstown
  • Path of the Flood Historic Races (May 27) registration is OPEN! Look on active.com for the link! We'll run a 5K, 12K and half-marathon. #Johnstown
  • #Slovak eggs are some of the many pretty gift items available at the Heritage Discovery Center gift shop. Our museums are closed tomorrow but open on Friday and through the holiday weekend - Happy #Thanksgiving, everyone! #Johnstown
  • Thanks for coming! #Repost @wrabley_jms with @repostapp
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2016-12-07

Holiday museum hours

The Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum will be closed Sat., Dec. 24 and Sun., Dec. 25 as well as Sat., Dec. 31 and Sun., Jan. 1. Otherwise, we will be open our regular winter operating schedule of Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Sundays, noon-5:00 pm. Welcome, and bring your houseguests!

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2016-11-28

Registration opens for Path of the Flood Historic Races

The Path of the Flood Historic Races are set for May 27, and online registration has just opened! Register now through Dec. 25, get $5 off registration for these races (which include a 5K, 12K and half-marathon).

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