JAHA is looking for a part-time docent in our children’s museum (20-30 hours/week) who will interact with visitors and children, turn on/off exhibits, facilitate visitor experience, assist in presenting crafts, activities, events, and birthday parties. Teaching experience preferred. Weekends and some evenings required; must have reliable transportation and clearances. $8.75/hr. Interested? Please email Marisa Tracey at cm [at] jaha.org.

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!

    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!