JAHA is pleased to reopen our museums the week of Jan. 4, after the expiration of Gov. Wolf’s temporary mitigation orders. The Johnstown Flood Museum is open Wed.-Sat. from 10 am-5 pm, and Sun. noon-5 pm. The Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum is open 10 am-5 pm Thurs., Fri., and Sat. All visitors and staff are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. Please visit the children’s museum COVID protocols page for more information specific to that museum. Welcome back!

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The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) recently welcomed some very special visitors to the Heritage Discovery Center – adoptable pets from the Humane Society of Cambria County (HSCC).

The visit, which was captured on video by the local firm

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The Johnstown Area Heritage Association is pleased to expand the Johnstown Flood Museum’s opening schedule to five days a week, as follows: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Sunday: noon-5:00 pm.

On Mondays and Tuesdays, the museum will be closed.

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June 19 is Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States while celebrating African-American history and culture. Johnstown’s African-American community has a rich history that many people are seeking to better document and explore. The African American …

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JAHA is pleased to welcome you back to our museums with a “soft open” this week! The Johnstown Flood Museum and the Heritage Discovery Center will be open on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays only from 10:00 am-5:00 pm beginning June …

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JAHA would like to formally welcome Amy Regan, our new historian! Amy will manage JAHA’s collection and archives, and displays of all artifacts and exhibits while contributing to historical programming and events. While this position is new for Amy, she’s …

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2020 has been a year that has tested all of us. As we have confronted the coronavirus we have tried to maintain some normalcy and order to our lives, while at the same time adjusting to a new normal. In …

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Marisa Tracey of the Johnstown Children’s Museum shares Clifford and the Big Storm by Norman Bridwell. Clifford was very brave and was affected by a big storm and flood, much like Johnstown!

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