Museums in Johnstown, PA

Find museums in Johnstown, PA. Listings include Johnstown Area Heritage Association, Johnstown Flood Museum, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Johnstown, Veterans Memorial Museum, Heritage Discovery Center and Johnstown Jewish Community Heritage Project. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 06/01/20
    June 1: "But in the last chill hour before light, the valley seemed to hang suspended in an unearthly stillness, almost as unnerving in the way as everything else that had happened. And it was then, f...
    > Johnstown Area Heritage Association
  • 05/31/20
    6:00pm- "For when darkness fell, the debris at the bridge caught fire. No one knows for sure what caused the fire. The explanation most often given at the time was that the oil from a derailed tank ca...
    > Johnstown Area Heritage Association
  • 05/31/20
    4:20pm- "Debris began building rapidly among the massive stone arches. And now it was no longer the relatively small sort of rubbish that had been clogging the bridge most of the day. Now boxcars, fac...
    > Johnstown Area Heritage Association
  • 05/31/20
    4:07pm- "The height of the wall was at least thirty-six feet at the center, though eyewitness descriptions suggest that the mass was perhaps ten feet higher there than off to the sides where the water...
    > Johnstown Area Heritage Association
  • 05/31/20
    3:53pm- "Unlike East Conemaugh, Woodvale got no warning. It was all over in about five minutes. The only building left standing was the woolen mill, and there was only one part of that." - David McCu...
    > Johnstown Area Heritage Association
  • 05/31/20
    3:50pm- John Hess used his engine to travel down the valley toward East Conemaugh blaring the whistle to warn the people. “A locomotive whistle going without let up meant one thing on the railroad, an...
    > Johnstown Area Heritage Association
  • 05/31/20
    3:35pm – "The water has been coming up so fast that morning and during the early afternoon that most families had long since pulled out to higher ground by the time the flood fell on Front Street. Fir...
    > Johnstown Area Heritage Association