304 Washington St, Johnstown Pennsylvania 15901
Features the 26-minute, 1989 Academy Award-winning documentary film 'The Johnstown
Flood,' shown hourly. Other multimedia exhibits depict the cause and course of events prior to, during, and after the devastating flood of May 31, 1889. A 24-foot, 3-D relief map with sound effects and fiberoptic animation shows the path of the 40-foot wall of water that traveled through the Conemaugh Valley, destroying everything in its path. Open Sunday-Thursday 10am-5pm, Friday & Saturday 10am-7pm, May-October; daily 10am-5pm, the rest of the year. Closed major holidays.
Other History nearby:
(Altoona) Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum
(Altoona) Baker Mansion
(Jeannette) Bushy Run Battlefield State History Site
(Ligonier) Forbes Road Gun Museum
(Altoona) Fort Roberdeau
12/09 Coming to The Johnstown area
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
The Big Tap-In Real Craft Beer Festival Boardman OH April20 The biggest craft beer fest between Pittsburgh and Cleveland.
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival West Friendship MD May4-5 A fun-filled weekend of live animals, crafts and supplies, entertainment and more.
Bethesda Fine Arts Festival Bethesda MD May11-12 Delight in fine art created by 130 of nation's best artists, live entertainment and Bethesda restaurants.
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28