The Johnstown Flood Museum is open Wed.-Sat. from 10 am-5 pm, and Sun. noon-5 pm (no appointments required). The Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum is open 10 am-5 pm Thurs., Fri., and Sat. Please visit the children’s museum COVID protocols page for more information specific to that museum, including 2-hour visitation times. All museum visitors and staff are required to wear masks and practice social distancing.  Welcome!

Individual and Bus Tours

JAHA welcomes your individual group and bus tours.

The Johnstown Area Heritage Association is dedicated to providing you with a unique tour based on your ideal experience. Johnstown has an abundance to offer tour groups! Let us help you to create a tour just for you. Give us a call at 539-1889 ext. 311 and our Director of Visitor Services will discuss tour options for you and your group!

Additional Group Services

We provide many tour options for groups and can be very flexible with times if needed. If you would like to book a tour on a day that the museums are traditionally closed or during off hours, please call for pricing. If you would like to host a lunch during your tour, we can help you. Please call ahead for lunch options and details.

Step-on guides have worked with the Johnstown Area Heritage Association for many wonderful tours. Your guide can meet your bus at any Johnstown-area attraction, and share fascinating stories about the flood and Johnstown’s history as you travel between attractions. Please call for details.

Free, dedicated bus parking is available.

Suggested Itineraries

There’s a lot to do and see in the Johnstown area — here is a suggested itinerary for a one-day group tour to this area.

One-Day Itinerary

  • Arrive in Johnstown at the Heritage Discovery Center
  • Tour the Heritage Discovery Center, including the Iron & Steel Gallery
  • Lunch at the Heritage Discovery Center
  • Travel to and tour the Wagner-Ritter House & Garden
  • Travel to and tour the Johnstown Flood Museum
  • Travel to and tour the Johnstown Inclined Plane
  • Travel to and tour Grandview Cemetery, where more than 750 unidentified flood victims are buried in the Plot of the Unknown
  • Return home or to the hotel