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Johnstown Flood Museum

304 Washington St, Johnstown, PA 15901-1613
+1 888-222-1889
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Great way to experiance History

Great way to experiance the history of the Great Flood. Was very informative! I got to experiance... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jlsween98
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Great summary of the flood

Perfect place to start your visit to Johnstown. Take the tour if one is offered - our docent was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie T
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Rochester, New York
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304 Washington St, Johnstown, PA 15901-1613
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+1 888-222-1889
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great way to experiance the history of the Great Flood. Was very informative! I got to experiance the museum through the eyes of those that survived and it was truly a humbling experiance.

Thank jlsween98
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place to start your visit to Johnstown. Take the tour if one is offered - our docent was excellent - he knew dates and times and had stories to tell. Inexpensive way to learn about the before, during and after of the flood.You can...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good museum, and the Docent (wish I could recall his name) really brought the story to life. It is easy to visit this site and the Johnstown Flood National Park in the same day. Visit both; the complement each other nicely, and do...More

Thank courtrightkj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small museum, depicting the flood that destroyed the city in 10 minutes. We took a tour with Nick and he was fantastic!!! Knew details and times and places like the back of his hand. Answered all questions and was helpful in giving...More

Thank Cherie1971695
Reviewed 6 September 2017 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 1 September 2017 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 31 August 2017

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 30 August 2017 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 23 August 2017

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 19 August 2017

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
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saramay
30 September 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.
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