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.

Ride the Rails Tour

Ride the Rails Tour

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Date(s) - September 28, 2019
8:40 AM - 6:00 PM

Johnstown Train Station

This tour will run on Sept. 28 and Oct. 19!

Explore the region’s railroad history and enjoy the fall scenery on a train ride from Johnstown to Altoona, with stops at key sites in Altoona. Tours depart from the Johnstown Train Station (and will begin with a brief overview of the building’s renovation plans) via Amtrak, tour the sites via bus, and return back to Johnstown via train.

Guests will visit the Altoona Railroaders Museum, the Horseshoe Curve, and the historic Baker Mansion, plus a stop at the Boyer’s Candy Factory Outlet. The tour will stop for lunch at Cracker Barrel (lunch is not included in ticket price).

Tickets: $80/adult, $55/child (ages 2-11); $75/JAHA member adult, $50/member child.

To get your tickets, call JAHA at 814-539-1889, or stop in to buy in-person at the Heritage Discovery Center.