Please see the calendar below for the current operating schedules of the Johnstown Flood Museum, Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum. Visitors to the Johnstown Children’s Museum (which is located on the third floor of the Heritage Discovery Center) are encouraged to RSVP 539-1889 before your visit, as we are limiting the number of families in the museum at any given time — see the children’s museum COVID information page for details on our scheduling and safety protocol. RSVPs are not needed to visit the Johnstown Flood Museum or the other attractions in the Heritage Discovery Center.

In accordance with PA guidelines, visitors and employees must wear masks, and are asked to observe social distancing while in our facilities. We are taking additional steps to ensure safety, such as sanitizing surfaces frequently. Welcome!

 

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, Pennsylvania 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!

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

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This Week

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  • Discovery Center closed
  • Children's Museum closed
  • noon-5:00 pm Flood Museum open
  • 7:30-10:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • Discovery Center closed
  • Children's Museum closed
  • Flood Museum closed
  • 7:30-10:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • Discovery Center closed
  • Children's Museum closed
  • Flood Museum closed
  • 7:30-10:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • Discovery Center closed
  • Children's Museum closed
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Flood Museum open
  • 7:30-10:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Discovery Center open
  • 10:00 am-4:00 pm Children's Museum open
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Flood Museum open
  • 7:30-10:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Discovery Center open
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Children's Museum open
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Flood Museum open
  • 7:30-10:30 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.

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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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News & Stories

2020-09-18

New panel on Great Migration added to permanent exhibition; elevator fund keeps going up!

The permanent exhibition at the Heritage Discovery Center, “America: Through Immigrant Eyes,” has received an addition that tells the story of later migrants: African Americans from the South who came to Johnstown from 1916-1930.

“’America: Through Immigrant Eyes’ covers the period …

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2020-08-26

Wentzscope unveiled as Johnstown Children’s Museum opens to the public; elevator campaign going up!

Visitors to the Johnstown Children’s Museum have an exciting new interactive exhibit to explore when the museum reopens to the public this week.

The Wentzscope is a microscope specifically designed for museum installations that is sturdy and easy to use, allowing …

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