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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!

Coming up at JAHA

March 23, 2019

Free Saturdays from Mar. 1-Apr. 27 for Deadly Medicine

During the March 1-April 27 run of the temporary exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, admission to the entire Heritage Discovery Center will be free thanks to the generosity...

March 29, 2019

Last Friday at the Ethnic Social Club

Join us for a relaxed evening at the Heritage Discovery Center's authentic social club! Featured entertainment is Tree, which has become known for their own special blend of high-energy Irish music, combining...

March 30, 2019

Ride the Rails Tour

Offered for the first time in spring! This popular tour allows you to explore the region's railroad history and enjoy the scenery on a train ride from Johnstown to Altoona,...


...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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JAHA members, buy your 2-day VIP Passes to the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival at the HDC and get a FREE upgrade to VIP!

Members of the Johnstown Area Heritage Association, producers of the festival, get a special benefit — they can buy 2-day VIP (Oilhouse) passes to the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival at the same price as a regular 2-day pass ! …

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Johnstown Children’s Museum transformation underway

Great things are happening on the third floor of the Heritage Discovery Center in the Johnstown Children’s Museum! Many of our visitors may have noticed changes as we work to provide even more fun and engaging museum and play experiences …

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