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!


Ultimate Rail Fan Tour

Ultimate Rail Fan Tour

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Date(s) - October 26
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Johnstown Train Station

All aboard for the Ultimate Rail Fan Tour! Concentrating on the Horseshoe Curve and the Railroaders Museum, riders will be accompanied by retired Norfolk Southern worker and train expert Brian Lehman.

Please call (814) 539-1889 or stop by the Heritage Discovery Center to book your trip.

The cost for the Ultimate Rail Fan Tour, with Brian Lehman is $80 for JAHA Members; $85 for non-members. Children aged 2-11 are $55; or $60 for non-members.  The cost of lunch (at the Cracker Barrel) is not included. Please note that due to the Amtrak ticketing process, all sales are final.