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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 1, 2019

May special: Buy a ticket to one museum, get the other free!

During the month of May, visitors who buy a ticket to either the Johnstown Flood Museum or the Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children's Museum will get free admission to the other...

May 25, 2019

Path of the Flood Historic Races

The Path of the Flood Races will be back in 2019, and registration is opening on Black Friday 2018!  Kids get free registration, thanks to the generosity of 1889 Foundation....

May 30, 2019

1889 Flood Lower Town Walking Tour

Nick Wuckovich will conduct this Lower Town walking tour, discussing Flood-surviving buildings and historical areas, sharing photographs, and telling stories. This tour is from Walnut Street to the Stone Bridge,...


...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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1889 flood commemoration events planned by St. Mark’s, JAHA, National Park Service

Here is a listing of all 1889 flood commemorative events planned in the area as the 130th anniversary of the disaster approaches.

Various dates in May and June, Johnstown Flood Museum: 1889 Flood Walking Tours of Downtown and Lower Town: Nick …

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1889 flood walking tours to return in May and June

JAHA is delighted to announce a full slate of walking tours exploring the history of the 1889 flood in Johnstown! All tours are conducted by Nick Wukovich, who has studied the disaster extensively through first-person accounts of survivors. He’ll point …

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