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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, 2017

April Special: 20% off rentals!

As part of our yearlong calendar of special offers, we're pleased to offer at 20% off special on facility rentals! Find out more on the rentals page of this website.

May 6, 2017

Wagner-Ritter Garden Planting

Children will have the opportunity to plant a variety of vegetables in this special garden that is harvested each year for the local food pantry.  And, come back on September...

May 7, 2017

Mother's Day Expo

Join us for a wonderful Mother's Day shopping expo! Confirmed vendors are: Paparazzi Jewelry Tupperware GelMoment LuLaRoe Pink Zebra Damsel in Defense Nebula Formations by Jen 31 Gifts Premier Designs...


...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.


The Latest on Instagram

  • A beautiful shot of dancers at Last year's #Johnstown Slavic Festival! This year's event is 9/23. Photo by Phil Balko.
  • A rendering of the redesign of the #Johnstown Flood Museum! Much more about our plans and how you can make it happen at #museum
  • Great crowd for Last Friday with Tree! #Johnstown
  • The #Johnstown Stone Bridge in orange tonight for #MS awareness.
  • Another remarkable image of the 1936 #Johnstown Flood, taken on Walnut Street. (That's the #train station in the background). See many new images of this disaster in a 3/26 program - see for details.
  • Today is the anniversary of the 1936 #Johnstown Flood, also called the St. Patrick's Day Flood. On 3/26 we'll hold a program to show some newly-digitized images from that time, including this shot from the recovery period - details at
  • Melody is getting a mailing ready in support of our #Johnstown Flood Museum campaign!
  • Check out these awesome princess dresses! They'll be door prizes at our princess teas this weekend, courtesy of Chugga Chugga TuTu. Visit for event details!
  • A snowy view of Cambria City, as seen from the #Johnstown Children's Museum. Stay warm today!
  • A newly-digitized image of the 1936 #Johnstown Flood (that's Washington St., with Penn Traffic on the left). Our curator will be presenting some of these images in a 3/26 lecture - see for details.
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New exhibition designer named for Flood Museum exhibition project

Under the direction of Paul Rosenblatt, Principal architect of Springboard Design, Leah Wulfman has begun working with JAHA Curator Kaytlin Sumner to continue planning the new exhibition for the Johnstown Flood Museum. Springboard Design, a Pittsburgh-area architecture and exhibition …

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Visitor season hours begin April 3

Spring is here, and so is our visitor season operating schedule! Our museums are now open Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10:00 am-5:00 pm; and Sundays, noon-5:00 pm (closed on Mondays). Welcome!

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