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.


We appreciate your support.

Discounted online museum tickets

New in July 2021! Get a Johnstown Heritage Pass for four attractions (Johnstown Flood Museum, Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Flood Museum, Wagner-Ritter House & Garden, and Center for Metal Arts) and save more than 20% over regular admission prices! Individual attraction tickets are available, too. These mobile-only passes are only available online!

Get yours here

Special events

All special events JAHA is currently offering online ticketing for can be found at the link below!

Get tickets online

Museum memberships

JAHA memberships get you admission to all our museums, as many times as you’d like to come, for an entire year. What’s more, memberships at the family level or above get you membership to the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM) and all its members! Download and mail in a membership form below, or contact Deb Winterscheidt at (814) 539-1889 x315.

Download a membership form


Autographed copies of The Johnstown Flood

JAHA has a limited number of autographed copies of David McCullough’s classic popular history, The Johnstown Flood. They are $45 each (or $50 with shipping) and may be purchased by contacting (814) 539-1889 x311.


JAHA Cookbook (digital)

We have had a lot of demand for our classic cookbook, which was originally published in the 1990s! The book is currently out of print, but we have made digital copies available for just $7 in our new Etsy shop below.

Buy the cookbook 


The Great Flood by Anwei Law (digital)

Another classic JAHA book, originally published in the 1990s. The book explains the history of the 1889 disaster, with a heavy emphasis on photography. The book is currently out of print, but we have made digital copies available in our new Etsy shop below.

Buy the book