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Johnstown Flood Museum

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Address: 304 Washington Street, Johnstown, PA 15901
Phone Number: 888-222-1889
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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School field trip

I learned a lot of new things about the Johnstown flood when I went here and it was very enjoying had an amazing day hanging out with my friends learning new things !!!! (:

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jazmine G
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was interesting to see all the different things that have happened in Johnstown it was hard to understand some of the things although it was very knowledgeable

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I learned a lot of new things about the Johnstown flood when I went here and it was very enjoying had an amazing day hanging out with my friends learning new things !!!! (:

Thank Jazmine G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Worth the money and the time. The movie is very well done. Lots of exhibits and pictures.So glad we took the time to go through.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a great museum to learn about a piece of the history of Johnstown. They have so many neat artifacts! I have been here many times, and enjoyed myself every time. I do miss the old movie they used to show, though. I think it is a lot better than the new one!

Thank travellingtator
Washignton, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

This museum has so much to see. plan on spending some time. The displays are very interesting and informative

Thank hit the high road
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Nice architecture. The front desk lady was very friendly. She was a wealth of information. Gave us recommendations for other local sites to visit.

Thank Safety1stcpr
Warren, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Not for kids as the facts of the flood are quite intense. Great video which which shows the events relating to the flood and the people of Johnstown.

1 Thank YKW1949
Sedona, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Very knowledgeable staff, excellent film and special sound effects. Diorama very well done. Questions answered enthusiastically. Be sure to go upstairs to see what used to be a basketball court when the sport was newly invented.

1 Thank Laurie D
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This museum seems tired and the lone staff member on duty wasn't very knowledgable. The disaster is illustrated with a large three dimensional map that has sound effects. The film focuses too much on the city's determination to rebuild and not enough on the disaster itself. History is about people and I don't feel as though I got to know... More 

Thank Flo J
Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Detoured through Johnstown specifically to see both of the flood memorials. I found this display much more compelling than the National Park Service memorial, 14 miles away at the South Fork Hunting and Fishing Club site. While both sites feature films, the JFM's is only 22 minutes long, won an Academy Award, and creates a much better picture of the... More 

Thank R0chesterguy

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