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. Please visit the children’s museum COVID protocols page for more information specific to that museum, including 2-hour visitation times. 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

April 20, 2021

We Are All In This Together: The Pandemics of 1918-1919 and 2020-2021

In 1918, a virus killed more U.S. soldiers than German weapons, and more Americans in a year than the entire Civil War. A full one percent of Johnstowners perished in...

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April 28, 2021

Preserving Your Congregation's History

This Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission presentation will feature Barry Rudel, speaking about the partnership between the Beth Sholom Congregation and JAHA to preserve Johnstown's Jewish history. Many communities are...

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May 22, 2021

A Journey Through Johnstown

Peoples Natural Gas Park is the venue for this Johnstown Symphony Orchestra event! A Journey Through Johnstown is a go-at-your own pace 2.5-mile walk, 5-mile run, or 14-mile bike event...

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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
  • Children's Museum closed
  • 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
  • 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
  • 10:00 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
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JAHA at Home

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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News & Stories

2021-04-06

JAHA’s Annual Fund drive continues

In March 2020, the world shut down – including all JAHA facilities — because of the COVID pandemic. Our museums were closed for five months. Peoples Natural Gas Park never opened. Now, one year later, JAHA has survived the worst …

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2021-03-17

Lee Initiatives Health & Wellness Endowment completes campaign to replace Heritage Discovery Center elevator

JAHA today announced that Lee Initiatives Health & Wellness Endowment has stepped forward with a $22,000 gift that will enable the organization to replace the elevator at the Heritage Discovery Center. JAHA has been engaged in a $92,000 fundraising campaign …

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