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Johnstown Flood Museum

304 Washington St, Johnstown, PA 15901-1613
+1 888-222-1889
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If you really want to learn all about the history of Johnstown and all the floods that happened... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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A "Must See" in Johnstown

If you've never been to Johnstown, this museum is a "must see," whether you're a history buff or... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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304 Washington St, Johnstown, PA 15901-1613
+1 888-222-1889
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you really want to learn all about the history of Johnstown and all the floods that happened here this is the place to go

Thank J2378OQsteveng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you've never been to Johnstown, this museum is a "must see," whether you're a history buff or not. Although it's not a large museum, the displays and movie they show give you a real sense of the depth of the tragedy that struck this...More

Thank ChiefRQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd always heard of the Johnstown Flood in PA and wanted to come to the museum. See the movie first, but be warned - we were here in August and there is no air conditioning in this museum. Watching the 26-minute film got quite toasty...More

Thank CharismaJ2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never thought of going to the museum but it sure was worth the trip. Learned a ton and have a great appreciation for the resiliency of this little community.

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have ever heard of the great Johnstown Flood of 1889 then you've probably heard of the Flood Museum. I finally visited this museum and must caution you, it's not all that much to see. There is a good 30+ minute movie that explains...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our three grandchildren to see the Johnstown Flood Museum on August 16, 2017 and it was a perfect addition to the visit of the Johnstown Flood Memorial Museum at South Fork, PA. The movie is different and gives you the feeling that you...More

Thank Warren C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a dream come true for history buffs or for the inquisitive mind. This piece of Johnstown Pa history is a wonderful opportunity to see first hand some of the exhibits that portray what happened in the big flood (floods). It is very realistic...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were driving to another destination and saw the exit sign for the Johnstown Flood National Memorial. We decided to stop and were not disappointed. There's an excellent film describing the flood and 2 floors of exhibits. Very well done. The park ranger at the...More

Thank Margaret V
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived around 10:05; there were already 15 - 18 Mennonites waiting outside. We asked if they were waiting for more people and someone said "they're not open". After 10 minutes, I called the number listed on their website. After listening to all the options,...More

Thank RSMower
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Our guide was very informative and the movie provided a great deal of info. This was a disaster of epic proportions so I think it is worth the time to see. Finding it was a little sketchy The signs get you to parking just fine...More

Thank Jeff S
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1 October 2016|
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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.