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!

Archives & Research

JAHA maintains extensive collections about Johnstown's history.

The Johnstown Area Heritage Association’s archives and museum collections include a wide range of materials relating to the history of the Greater Johnstown area. Perhaps best-known for our archives of photographs and documents relating to the 1889, 1936, and 1977 Floods, we also have collections on a variety of topics, including industrial history and ethnic heritage. JAHA also maintains a collection of artifacts relating to Johnstown’s history.

Click here for the Guide to Archival Collections

Research in the archives is by appointment only. Please contact us at (814) 539-1889 to schedule your appointment.