Please see the calendar below for the current operating schedules of the Johnstown Flood Museum, Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum. The Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum is open on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday only; the Johnstown Flood Museum is open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 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!


Nutroll Contests: Baking and Eating!

"Baba's Famous Nutroll" contest is back in 2019 -- plus an eating contest!

About the Baking Contest

If you think you or your organization have a nutroll recipe that is the most scrumptious, the nuttiest, the most melt-in-your-mouth delectable dessert ever—then this is the contest for you!

Nutroll has been an Old Country treat for ages—with “Babas” slaving for hours in hot kitchens to perfect their famous recipes! Enter your special nutroll recipe in the Slavic Festival 2019 Baba’s Famous Nutroll Contest!

Judges for the contest are Brian Subich, Jennifer Shearer, Cambria County Commissioner Tom Chernisky, Rep. Jim Rigby, the Hon. Patrick Kiniry, and Mayor Frank Janakovic, who will proclaim the winner at 2:00 pm on the Saturday of the festival.

In addition to holding the prestigious title, the winner will be awarded $100 and a booth at Slavic Festival 2020 at no charge!

Download a form here!


To register yourself or your group for the contest, print the form linked above, complete the information and mail it to:
Nutroll Contest c/o J.A.H.A.
P.O. Box 1889
Johnstown PA 15907
Or, scan the completed form and email it to:
Forms must be received by September 13. Entrants will be provided with additional details.

About the Eating Contest

The Nutroll Eating Contest registration is a GO!! If you’d like to enter the very first ever World Nutroll Eating Contest, please send an email with your name and phone number to:

The contest is scheduled for Friday, September 20 at 7:00 pm. (entrants must arrive at 6:00 pm).

This will be a 5 minute contest, with cash prizes and trophies to the winners!

More information will be sent to you, once you are registered!