Winter opening hours have begun for the Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum: we are CLOSED Tuesdays and Wednesdays; OPEN Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays from 10:00 am-5:00 pm; and OPEN Sundays from noon-5:00 pm. The Wagner-Ritter House is closed for winter until April 19, 2023.

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February 14, 2018 11:27 am

I Love JAHA promotion kicks off!

Will you be our Valentine? Show us your love during “I LOVE JAHA” month with an online gift! Your donation will be doubled thanks to an anonymous benefactor — up to $ 4,000 will be matched if you donate to …

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January 31, 2018 10:55 am

Momentum builds for JAHA’s Annual Fund

JAHA gratefully reports that our Annual Fund is now at $75,000, thanks to YOUR generosity! We’re well on our way to our goal of $125,000 — if you haven’t yet contributed and would like to, please visit our Support page …

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The Johnstown Film Festival is back after a two-year hiatus! Pennsylvania Highlands Community College and the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) are collaborating on the revamped event, which is set for September 8, and the call for …

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The Blacksmith Shop, which was built ca. 1862, is the most important historical structure that survives in the Cambria Iron & Steel National Historic Landmark. The shop made tools and equipment used in other sections of the Cambria/Bethlehem steelworks. When …

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JAHA and the Johnstown Tomahawks are partnering on a special two-part promotion! On Saturday, Jan. 13, it’s Princess and Super Hero Night at the Johnstown Tomahawks game at the 1st Summit Arena at the Cambria County War Memorial. JAHA is …

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December 27, 2017 12:50 pm

Our Annual Fund drive continues!

JAHA has now raised $54,000 of our Annual Fund goal of $125,000 — our sincerest thanks to everyone who has donated so far! Please consider donating as the year draws to a close at the button below. Your gifts, large …

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December 24, 2017 9:00 am

Holiday hours at JAHA museums

The Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum will be CLOSED on Sun., Dec. 24 and Sun., Dec. 31 (as well as Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, which both fall on Monday when we are ordinarily closed).

Otherwise, …

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Our gift shop is featuring Johnstown memorabilia like mugs, T-shirts, Christmas ornaments, Stone Bridge photography and more — or why not give a family membership to JAHA, which provides unlimited museum visits all year long? JAHA memberships are on sale …

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December 13, 2017 9:31 am

December special: 20% off memberships!

Save 20% on your new or returning JAHA membership during the month of December! Members get free admission to our museums all year long, as many times as you’d like to come — as well as discounts on many of …

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We are holding a special end-of-the-year fundraiser, and an anonymous donor will match up to $5,000. So when you give to JAHA by midnight on Dec. 12, your gift will be doubled! Check out our Facebook page for updates on …

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