Today the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) and The Learning Lamp announced a new temporary exhibition, Earthwalk Explorer, is opening on the second floor of the Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center on June 18. The exhibition is a …Read More
We are excited to report that the elevator at the Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum has been repaired, after a prolonged period out of service. The timing is terrific, as the summer visiting season is just beginning. An expensive custom …Read More
We are delighted to report that the replacement of the Heritage Discovery Center’s broken elevator is now underway, and will be completed in time for the summer visiting season. Our warmest thanks to Lee Initiatives, GBU Life Members in Action, …Read More
We’re delighted to let you know that as of this week the Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum will resume Sunday opening hours of noon-5:00 pm! So beginning May 2, the HDC/JCM hours are as follows:
JAHA today announced that Lee Initiatives Health & Wellness Endowment has stepped forward with a $22,000 gift that will enable the organization to replace the elevator at the Heritage Discovery Center. JAHA has been engaged in a $92,000 fundraising campaign …Read More
Last August, a Wentzscope was installed in the Johnstown Children’s Museum, thanks to support from the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies. The Wentzscope is a sturdy, hands-on microscope that allows kids to explore the world of microscopy.
The Wentzscope came with …Read More
The permanent exhibition at the Heritage Discovery Center, “America: Through Immigrant Eyes,” has received an addition that tells the story of later migrants: African Americans from the South who came to Johnstown from 1916-1930.
“’America: Through Immigrant Eyes’ covers the period …Read More
Visitors to the Johnstown Children’s Museum have an exciting new interactive exhibit to explore when the museum reopens to the public this week.
The Wentzscope is a microscope specifically designed for museum installations that is sturdy and easy to use, allowing …Read More
The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) is reopening the Johnstown Children’s Museum to the public, beginning on Aug. 27.
JAHA closed the entire Heritage Discovery Center and Johnstown Flood Museum on March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On June 9, …Read More
An 8” rolling mill stand from Bethlehem Steel’s Gautier Division has been restored and moved to the Heritage Discovery Center, just outside the entrance of the Iron & Steel Gallery.
Placed into service in 1924, it is one of the oldest …Read More