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Johnstown Flood Museum

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Address: 304 Washington St, Johnstown, PA 15901-1613
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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Historic and fun !

Probably the best attraction in Johnstown. Informative, interactive and just plain fun. Don't put a time limit on this one, you're going to stay longer than you figured....chilly

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Boswell, Pennsylvania
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Boswell, Pennsylvania
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably the best attraction in Johnstown. Informative, interactive and just plain fun. Don't put a time limit on this one, you're going to stay longer than you figured....chilly

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Thank Terry B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is small but packs a lot of interesting information and displays from the Johnstown Flood. There is a almost room length animated by lights and sound diorama of the entire vally that displays the timeline of events and a movie theatre that shows a 20 plus minute film. The video is on scale of a low budget college... More 

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Thank truffa3
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly knowledgeable staff. Great movie. Interesting pics and facts. Free parking , steps and elevator inside. Lil gift shop too

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salem, va
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plan to stay at least 1 1/2 hours. The guide is fantastic and the Academy Award winning documentary is great and informative! The historical documentation is full of actual pictures, memorabilia, and a great model that shows how the flood came down! AMAZING time here!

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Thank dsummer20
Hagerstown, Maryland
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671 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is haunting in the severity and horror of the flood it remembers. The museum is dedicated to the 1880's flood and very clearly lays out the details of what caused the flood and how the flood unfolded. The volunteer tour guide was fantastic!!! (We were there April 30th). Even the building that houses the museum is a treat... More 

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Thank Mfclingan
Scott Depot, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm from Johnstown but never visited the flood museum. Had the opportunity today and was glad I did. It was very informative, with lots of pictures and items on display. If you're ever in town it's worth a couple hours.

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Thank DV-WVU
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The museum is very nice. The movie they offer is very informative and I would recommend viewing it before exploring the museum.

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Thank Tricia W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Well done! Great volunteer set us up with all the right knowledge and introduction to pass through this historic museum. Moving and extremely well presented- making it a memorable experience.

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Thank cadamslc
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Greater museum. Great to have guide. Would highly recommend! Also enjoyed the movie which helped to get an impression what the event would have been like

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Thank AliciaS99
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Definitely worth the $5. We were happy to supporters museum. Stay for the film! It was approximately 30 minutes long and really made the visit seem special. There is some really important history here!

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