The Johnstown Flood Museum is open Wed.-Sat. from 10 am-5 pm, and Sun. noon-5 pm (no appointments required). The Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum is open 10 am-5 pm Thurs., Fri., and Sat., and Sun. noon-5:00 pm. 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!

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!

Coming up at JAHA

May 13, 2021

1889 Flood Lower Town Walking Tour

Nick Wukovich's Lower Town walking tour discusses Flood-surviving buildings and historical areas, sharing photographs, and telling stories. This tour is from Walnut Street to the Stone Bridge, covering an area...

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May 15, 2021

1889 Flood Downtown Walking Tour

Nick Wuckovich will conduct the tours, discussing Flood-surviving building and historical areas, sharing photographs, and telling stories. Nick has compiled photographs of victims and survivors, and pairing them with views...

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May 16, 2021

1889 Flood Downtown Walking Tour

Nick Wuckovich will conduct the tours, discussing Flood-surviving building and historical areas, sharing photographs, and telling stories. Nick has compiled photographs of victims and survivors, and pairing them with views...

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...and much more!

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

JAHA Events

This Week

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  • 12:00-5:00 pm Discovery Center open
  • 12:00-5:00 pm Children's Museum open
  • noon-5:00 pm Flood Museum open
  • 8:00-11:00 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • Discovery Center closed
  • Children's Museum closed
  • Flood Museum closed
  • 8:00-11:00 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • Discovery Center closed
  • Children's Museum closed
  • Flood Museum closed
  • 8:00-11:00 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • Discovery Center closed
  • Children's Museum closed
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Flood Museum open
  • 8:00-11:00 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
  • 8:00-11:00 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 11:00 am1889 Flood Lower Town Walking Tour
  • 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
  • 8:00-11:00 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
  • 8:00-11:00 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10:30 am1889 Flood Downtown Walking Tour
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News & Stories

2021-04-26

Great news: the Heritage Discovery Center and Johnstown Children’s Museum resume Sunday opening hours this week, and the coal mine and slide reopen!

We’re delighted to let you know that as of this week the Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum will resume Sunday opening hours of noon-5:00 pm! So beginning May 2, the HDC/JCM hours are as follows:

  • Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Sunday: …
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2021-04-21

1889 flood walking tours scheduled for spring

We are excited to announce spring walking tours exploring the history of the 1889 flood! After a year of cancellations and a few virtual events, it’s nice to see in-person events start to come back to our calendar.

There will be …

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