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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

May 1, 2017

May special: visit the Johnstown Flood Museum and get a pass to the Heritage Discovery Center!

When you purchase a regular-price admission ticket to the Johnstown Flood Museum during the month of May, you'll get a same-day pass for the Heritage Discovery Center absolutely free!

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May 25, 2017

1889 Flood Downtown Walking Tour

Nick Wuckovich will conduct the tours, discussing Flood-surviving building and historical areas, sharing photographs, and telling stories. Over the last two years, Nick has taken a deep dive into the...

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May 25, 2017

Armchair Tours at the Johnstown Flood Museum

An armchair version of our 1889 Flood Walking Tours, featuring JAHA volunteer Nick Wuckovich. He'll discuss Flood-surviving buildings and historical areas, share photographs, and tell stories.  Armchair tours are $5,...

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...and much more!

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

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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.

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  • The Backroad Bootleggers just got started - and there's free subs (while they last), courtesy of guest bartenders CFO Strategies! #Johnstown
  • #Repost @floodcitymusic (@get_repost)
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John McEuen & Friends presents: Will The Circle Be Unbroken on Friday, August 4th as a headlining act of our festival. We are thrilled to host a piece of the rich history that is Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. #nittygrittydirtband
  • It's school tour season at our museums! Here are some worksheets on
  • Braylen and Whitney visited the #Johnstown Children's Museum recently. Thanks for coming, and for sharing these wonderful photos with us!
  • We're charmed and impressed by Maggi Lazzari, who has created a model of the #Johnstown Stone Bridge using popsicle sticks! Here she poses with her creation (which she has depicted lighted for Christmas) with the real thing in the background.
  • 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 JAHA.org. #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 jaha.org for details.
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2017-04-04

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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2017-03-29

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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