The Johnstown Area Heritage Association takes the safety of our visitors and employees seriously. In accordance with Commonwealth of PA guidelines, visitors and employees must wear masks, and are asked to observe social distancing while in our facilities. We are taking additional steps, such as sanitizing surfaces frequently. Please see the calendar below for the current operating schedule of the Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center; the Johnstown Children’s Museum is currently closed, and we are offering children’s activities in the courtyard and Education Center. Visit often for updates!

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

July 10, 2020

Cambria City walking tour

Your host Keigan Blough will take you on a walking tour of the historic Cambria City neighborhood. Cost is $3 for JAHA members; or $6 for non-members. Due to COVID,...

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July 11, 2020

Johnstown Flood walking tour

Your host Keigan Blough will take you on an outdoors walking tour of downtown Johnstown, focusing on sites significant to the story of the 1889 flood. The tour lasts about...

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July 16, 2020

Just for Kids: Look for the helpers!

We'll focus on construction workers today! In our courtyard, make plunger art, make a brick wall, and bring your own trucks to go on adventures!  Our Education Center features helper...

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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
  • Discovery Center closed
  • Flood Museum closed
  • 8:30-11:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • Discovery Center closed
  • Flood Museum closed
  • 8:30-11:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • Discovery Center closed
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Flood Museum open
  • 8:30-11:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Discovery Center open (no JCM)
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Flood Museum open
  • 8:30-11:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Discovery Center open (no JCM)
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm Flood Museum open
  • 8:30-11:30 pm Stone Bridge lighting hours
  • 10:30 amCambria City walking tour
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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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Become a JAHA Member

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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2020-07-01

JAHA and Humane Society premiere video to promote elevator campaign, adoptable pets

The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) recently welcomed some very special visitors to the Heritage Discovery Center – adoptable pets from the Humane Society of Cambria County (HSCC).

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2020-06-25

Johnstown Flood Museum to be open 5 days a week; flood walking tours to be offered

The Johnstown Area Heritage Association is pleased to expand the Johnstown Flood Museum’s opening schedule to five days a week, as follows: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Sunday: noon-5:00 pm.

On Mondays and Tuesdays, the museum will be closed.

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