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

January 1, 2020

Jan. special: 20% off gift shop purchases

Our monthly special for January! Visit the gift shops at the Heritage Discovery Center or Johnstown Flood Museum and receive 20% off your purchase.

January 25, 2020

Kids' Cultural Cooking: Baking edition!

Are you sick of winter already? Do you miss festive holiday desserts? Join JAHA for a special Kid’s Cultural Cooking—BAKING EDITION! We will learn how to make sugar cookies and...

February 5, 2020

Banished from Johnstown: A presentation of the book

In 1923, the mayor of Johnstown, Pa., ordered every African-American and Mexican who had lived there for less than seven years to leave town. The order came following the shooting...


...and much more!

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

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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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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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JAHA is grounded — please support our emergency elevator campaign!

When a group of partners built the Germania Brewery in 1907, they wanted a tall building. Land was expensive in Cambria City and a 5-story building allowed them to use gravity in their brewing process. When JAHA purchased the building …

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New JAHA membership levels now available!

You asked and we heard you! JAHA is happy to announce three new annual membership levels to accommodate students, large families, and extended families. As of January 1, 2020, JAHA is offering:

  • A Student membership for high school and college …
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