The Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum are open Tues.-Sat. from 10 am-5 pm, and Sun. noon-5 pm (no appointments required).  Please visit the children’s museum COVID protocols page for more information specific to that museum. All museum visitors and staff are required to practice social distancing, and the use of masks is strongly encouraged.  Welcome!

Special Events

Our Events

For activities specifically for kids, visit our Daily Fun at the Johnstown Children's Museum page!

July 30 - October 16 •

Exhibit: #150mmchallenge

Heritage Discovery Center

The Johnstown Area Heritage Association and the Artist-Blacksmith’s Association of North America (ABANA) are partnering to present a new temporary exhibition, #150mmchallenge — a display of 150 pieces of metalwork...

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September 12 - February 28 •

Exhibit: Machines of Interest

Heritage Discovery Center

Critically acclaimed photographer Stephen Mallon shares a collection of some of his most captivating, riveting, and thought-provoking pieces in this traveling exhibition, which is being presented in the second floor...

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October 1 - October 2 •

AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival

Peoples Natural Gas Park

The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) will hold our featured event, the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival, in October 2021 rather than our usual August timeframe! Headliners in 2021 include...

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October 9 • 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Coptoberfest

Peoples Natural Gas Park

Coptoberfest is a benefit for Operation Guardian and Cambria and Somserset Counties Camp Cadet Programs. Live music by Yum, 1:00-2:30; and Crystal Rose, 3:30-5:00, and Chris Higbee from 6:00-8:00. Tickets...

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October 13 - October 16 • 7:00 PM

Superior Donuts

Johnstown Flood Museum

Don't miss this terrific play, directed by Rodney Eatman! Arthur Przybyszewski runs a shabby donut shop he inherited from his immigrant father in a historic but rundown Chicago neighborhood. At...

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October 20 - October 23 • 7:00 PM

Superior Donuts

Johnstown Flood Museum

Don't miss this terrific play, directed by Rodney Eatman! Arthur Przybyszewski runs a shabby donut shop he inherited from his immigrant father in a historic but rundown Chicago neighborhood. At...

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October 24 •

Walking Tours of Cambria City

Historic Cambria City

JAHA will present walking tours of the Cambria City Historic District at 9:30 am. 11:30 am, and 1:30 pm on Oct. 24 as part of the Sunday Market @ Cambria...

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October 29 • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Halloween Hullabaloo

Heritage Discovery Center

Join us for a safe and frightfully fun trick-or-treat night at the museum from 4:00-8:00 pm! Your journey will begin at the Heritage Discovery Center or Peoples Natural Gas Park,...

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November 12 • 6:30 PM

Oilhouse Live: Joe Lewis Walker

Peoples Natural Gas Park

Presented in partnership with the Chautauqua Region Music Alliance! A true powerhouse guitar virtuoso, unique singer and prolific songwriter, Joe Lewis Walker has toured extensively throughout his career, performed at...

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