JAHA staff gathered for a (socially distanced) retirement luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 30, for Marcia Kelly (left) and Kim Baxter! The two honorees are pictured above, holding chocolates to commemorate the number of years they’ve spent with us — 43 …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
The Johnstown Slavic Festival Committee and JAHA are saddened to announce the postponement of the 2020 Slavic Festival due to COVID-19 restrictions. The committee explored every option and avenue and were optimistic that we would be able to host the …Read More
A letter is going out to JAHA friends and supporters about our elevator fund! We are grateful to have raised over $19,000 of this $90,000 campaign, but we need your help.
The text of the letter is as follows:
These are extraordinary …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
The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) recently welcomed some very special visitors to the Heritage Discovery Center – adoptable pets from the Humane Society of Cambria County (HSCC).Read More
The Johnstown Area Heritage Association is pleased to expand the Johnstown Flood Museum’s opening schedule to five days a week, as follows: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Sunday: noon-5:00 pm.
On Mondays and Tuesdays, the museum will be closed.
In …Read More
JAHA is pleased to welcome you back to our museums with a “soft open” this week! The Johnstown Flood Museum and the Heritage Discovery Center will be open on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays only from 10:00 am-5:00 pm beginning June …Read More