The Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum are open Tues.-Sat. from 10 am-5 pm, and Sun. noon-5 pm (no appointments required).  Please visit the children’s museum COVID protocols page for more information specific to that museum. All museum visitors and staff are required to practice social distancing, and the use of masks is strongly encouraged.  Welcome!

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The Latest From JAHA

The idea of having a sign to welcome people to the Cambria City National Historic District was proposed in the design charrettes JAHA held more than 10 years ago to address the future of several of the district’s ethnic Catholic …

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The Stone Bridge Players return for their seventh show at the Johnstown Flood Museum with Superior Donuts, a comedy by Tracy Letts! Directed by Rodney Eatman, the curtain for all eight performances is 7:00 pm.

Arthur Przybyszewski runs a shabby donut …

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The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) is delighted to present a new temporary exhibition, “Machines of Interest: The Selected Works of Stephen Mallon” in the second-floor galleries of the Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center.

The exhibition, which will be …

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August 18, 2021 4:01 pm

Help JAHA ramp up!

A special message from the chair of JAHA’s board of directors, Mark Pasquerilla:

We are embarking on an important project related to accessibility of this beautiful museum building, the Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center. Named for my parents, the …

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The Johnstown Area Heritage Association and the Artist-Blacksmith’s Association of North America (ABANA) are partnering to present a new temporary exhibition, #150mmchallenge, in the second-floor galleries of the Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center.

The exhibition, which will be on …

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JAHA is looking for part-time and full-time employees to work in the following settings:

  • Gift shop – part time/full time manager and personnel to work the gift shop at …

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The Johnstown Area Heritage Association has realized a long-term goal with the implementation of Bandwango, an online platform that allows visitors to buy and redeem discounted attraction tickets on their mobile phones.

“Johnstown is unusual in that our heritage tourism attractions …

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Two great ways to save in July — get a new or renewing membership, and get your music fest passes! Here are details on these great deals:

1) We have a 20% off membership sale! To get yours, mail in a …

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Today the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) and The Learning Lamp announced a new temporary exhibition, Earthwalk Explorer, is opening on the second floor of the Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center on June 18. The exhibition is a …

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We are excited to report that the elevator at the Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum has been repaired, after a prolonged period out of service. The timing is terrific, as the summer visiting season is just beginning. An expensive custom …

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