The Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum are open Wed.-Sat. from 10 am-5 pm, and Sun. noon-5 pm (no appointments required).  Please visit the children’s museum COVID protocols page for more information specific to that museum. All museum visitors and staff are required to wear masks and practice social distancing.  Welcome!

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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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July 9, 2021

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Free Concert: The National Reserve with Van Waylon

The Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Free Concert Series returns this summer with this fantastic July 9 show! Founded and fronted by singer-guitarist Sean Walsh, The National Reserve mine an...

July 24, 2021

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Free Concert: Buffalo Rose with Mama Corn and The Whiskey River Panhandlers

Listening to Buffalo Rose is like driving on the open road with the windows down, letting the breezes of various musical styles wash over you. Buffalo Rose commandeers the shimmering...

August 7, 2021

SVDP Family Kitchen Summerfest: Feed the Need

Peoples Natural Gas Park is the venue for this fundraising benefit for the St. Vincent DePaul Family Kitchen, featuring Dany Vavrek Acoustic,  and Felix and the Hurricanes featuring Josh Gallagher.  Food trucks,...


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

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JAHA has lots of ways to share our stories with you, even when you’re not able to visit one of our museums in person. Browse our JAHA at Home blog entries to access a wide variety of content and virtual experiences.

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Earthwalk Explorer temporary exhibition to open at the Heritage Discovery Center on June 18

Today the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) and The Learning Lamp announced a new temporary exhibition, Earthwalk Explorer, is opening on the second floor of the Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center on June 18. The exhibition is a …

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The Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum elevator is now back in service; Wednesday opening hours resume!

We are excited to report that the elevator at the Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum has been repaired, after a prolonged period out of service. The timing is terrific, as the summer visiting season is just beginning. An expensive custom …

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