Please see the calendar below for the current operating schedules of the Johnstown Flood Museum, Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum. Visitors to the Johnstown Children’s Museum (which is located on the third floor of the Heritage Discovery Center) are encouraged to RSVP 539-1889 before your visit, as we are limiting the number of families in the museum at any given time — see the children’s museum COVID information page for details on our scheduling and safety protocol. RSVPs are not needed to visit the Johnstown Flood Museum or the other attractions in the Heritage Discovery Center.

In accordance with PA guidelines, visitors and employees must wear masks, and are asked to observe social distancing while in our facilities. We are taking additional steps to ensure safety, such as sanitizing surfaces frequently. Welcome!

 

Birthday Parties at the Museum

Celebrate your child's birthday at the Johnstown Children's Museum!

Looking for a great place to have your child’s birthday party? Join us at the Johnstown Children’s Museum, and leave the party planning and cleanup to us!

Call (814) 539-1889 x309, or email us at cm [@] jaha.org or using the form below for details, and pricing on the two packages below. JAHA members (family level and up) get a discount — be sure to inquire!

COVID-19: How we’re keeping you safe

  • Your party will receive private Children’s Museum space!
  • Indoor social distancing guidelines will be in effect, to include face coverings while visiting.
  • Guests will be limited to indoor social gathering guidelines at the time of the party.
  • All food is welcome, but it must be prepackaged or served to guests.
  • We have comprehensive cleaning schedules put in place throughout the museum.
  • We are excited to work with you to ensure you have an awesome party! Contact cm@jaha.org to go over your party details!

All birthday rentals include:

  • Use of the private party room for two hours
  • Complimentary admission to the Heritage Discovery Center and all its amenities, including the Johnstown Children’s Museum
  • Chips, water, and a mixed punch
  • Party attendant available for your entire party

Adventure Party

  • Party room is decorated for a custom theme: choose Art Party, Dinosaurs, Lego, Cats and Dogs, Horses/Western, Game Time (Sports), Pirate/Luau, Flower Power
  • Pizza and treat bag (except art party, which includes painting) provided
  • Additional activities can be added for an extra charge

Discovery Party

  • Party room decorated with basic decorations, tablecloths and paper products in your choice of colors

Other food choices and add-ons are available, including:

  • Ice cream party add-on: chocolate or vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, sauces, cherries, and sprinkles with two additional toppings
  • Food: alternative or additional choices include cake or cupcakes, veggie or fruit trays, salad, sub platters, or chicken tender platters. Pricing depends on the item and the number of guests; call to inquire.
  • Drinks: Water and a punch selection (lemonade, fruit punch, or blue raspberry) is included in each selection. Other choices available for an extra cost: soda, coffee, tea, bottled water, drink boxes, or juice. Call to inquire.

Birthday parties

Here are a few shots of our private party room, ready for a themed birthday!