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Johnstown Flood Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Definitely watch the film

We found this museum to be very interesting. There were a lot of artifacts and the articles/photos... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lauren W
Brookville, Ohio
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Well Done but Small

I tip my hat to everyone who has worked on this museum, it is in a beautiful old building and they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hartville, Ohio
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304 Washington St, Johnstown, PA 15901-1613
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this museum to be very interesting. There were a lot of artifacts and the articles/photos help you get a sense of what happened. If you have the time definitely watch the film.

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small museum but worth an hour to visit. They do show a video thats interesting that covers the flooding.

Thank Tony8975
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tip my hat to everyone who has worked on this museum, it is in a beautiful old building and they have a number of interesting items in it. If you are in Johnstown, you should visit here. While downtown you need to go to...More

1  Thank bthomas28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a nice small museum. The film is interesting. The rest of the museum is mostly posters and photos. If you are in the area, it is worth a visit. But it is not the type of place one goes out of their way...More

Thank R S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little museum located in a nice "survivor building". Be sure to check out the 3rd. floor after viewing the movie ( Just interesting part of the building. No displays.) Very good 26 min. academy award winning movie depicting the flood & what caused it...More

Thank spinman15
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We started our day traveling and visiting the Johnstown area at this small museum. It had a nice model of the area and a timeline of the original Johnstown Flood. There was also a short movie about the flood, along with multiple artifacts. Parking is...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 3 August 2018

A terrific place to bring out of town guests, a GREAT place to bring school groups, and combine this with the Johnstown Flood Memorial for Motorcoach tours.

Thank Schmuey
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This small downtown museum is a gem and has a good overview movie, and many but not tons of exhibits. Nicely done

Thank SHC5015
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Small 1 room museum that charged 7 dollars a head. Too much for the exhibition. There was a movie that ws not working for some reason and a few of the exhibits were nice, but not worth the price.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum on a rainy day with my Dad. He knew a bit about the great flood but I was unaware. The museum with its array of exhibits and the documentary film do an excellent job explaining the event, the causes , the impact...More

2  Thank RRguy99
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Response from MK E | Reviewed this property |
We went through slowly, took in the excellent film and exhibits and it was about 2 hours, maybe a tad over. Very good presentations, very interesting museum.