Please see the calendar below for the current operating schedule of the Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center — our hours have changed. The Johnstown Children’s Museum has been closed since March, but is opening to MEMBERS ONLY Aug. 13-15 and Aug. 20-22 — please see our latest blog post with details. A public opening is scheduled for the last week of August. Stay tuned for updates!

In accordance with 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. Welcome!

 

Special Projects and Features

Special Projects and Features

JAHA periodically undertakes special digital projects relating to our mission. We’re pleased to make a portion of those available here.

Southmont Centennial

Southmont, a neighborhood of Johnstown, celebrated its centennial in 2019.

Southmont Centennial

Jewish oral histories

These interviews were made in conjunction with the Cambria County Library and the Beth Sholom Congregation.

Jewish oral histories

Forest Hills student videos

Under the direction of teacher Aspen Mock, Forest Hills school students produced these videos about the 1977 flood.

Forest Hills student videos on 1977 floods

Amelia Earhart in Johnstown

The Waters/Suppes family, which has lived Johnstown for generations, recently shared this video of Amelia Earhart at Sunnehanna Country Club in Johnstown on July 17, 1929.

Special feature: Amelia Earhart video