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Heritage Discovery Center

201 6th Ave, Johnstown, PA 15906-2500
+1 888-222-1889
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If you've ever been to a "big city" center, you'll be disappointed.

Not much to get excited about. Some of the "exhibits" appeared outdated. There weren't many people... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Very Interesting!

When visiting our son and future daughter-in-law, she suggested we go there. It was very... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2016
Dawn M
Walled Lake, Michigan
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201 6th Ave, Johnstown, PA 15906-2500
+1 888-222-1889
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Not much to get excited about. Some of the "exhibits" appeared outdated. There weren't many people there. It seemed empty. Young children might enjoy it, but anyone 10 or over will be bored pretty quickly.

Thank michaelz_21
Reviewed 12 May 2016

When visiting our son and future daughter-in-law, she suggested we go there. It was very interesting. We were able to interact with different characters through the museum.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Here you will discover a bit about the immigrant (read Eastern Europe and Italy) experience in coming to America. You take on the persona of an individual and enter your card into various stations to see what becomes of you. The problem is that some...More

Thank Dagnytags
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Great representation of what immigrants went through to get to Johnstown and to live there. Interesting way to present the info.

Thank RandyOK
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

The museum is very interesting, and the Children's museum is great for younger kids. We spent several hours there and my niece loved it! The admission is very reasonable, and there's ample parking.

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

We went to the Children's Museum and many of the exhibits do not work. They have not updated anything from when we were there over 3 years ago. Staff was kind.

Thank Mickellee3
Reviewed 7 January 2016

This venue offers as extensive or as brief of an experience as you would like. The history buffs can immerse themselves in the character stories as assigned, or young children can browse and see what catches their eye. Videos tell tales for those who do...More

1  Thank Kimmi2014
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I am originally from the area so wanted to make a point of visiting during a recent visit home. You would need more than one day to make the most of everything this museum has to offer. There were three adults and one toddler. We...More

Thank IntlDuo
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Went here with my family and really liked the place. I brought my son and daughter who never lived in the area. It was a good learning experience for them to see and understand the area their father was from. We even found a picture...More

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

We thought the presentation of how the various immigrants impacted the Johnstown area was very interesting and well presented. The various interactive displays and the coverage of how immigrants were treated and eventually melted into the community through generations was something we had not seen...More

1  Thank BernieandJune
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7 April 2017|
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Response from silvertongue10147 | Reviewed this property |
I think you can cover the entire facility in 2 hours. It depends on the level of interest, and the age of the group. The 1st floor, in my opinion, is the best part. The interactive immigration booths are really a novel idea... More