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Heritage Discovery Center

201 6th Ave, Johnstown, PA 15906-2500
+1 888-222-1889
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Great representation of what immigrants went through to get to Johnstown and to live there... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
Tulsa, Oklahoma
A must see!

The museum is very interesting, and the Children's museum is great for younger kids. We spent... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
Kim D
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201 6th Ave, Johnstown, PA 15906-2500
+1 888-222-1889
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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 1 February 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
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This site is a must see when you are in Johnstown. You are given an identity of a real person who lived here, and you become that person. Just swipe your ID card at various locations throughout the center, and you will learn how you...More

1  Thank Deek24
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Wonderful museum about the immigrant experience. The exhibits are interactive and give you a real feel of what it was like to come to this country and start from scratch battling the prejudice, hard work, and poverty they experienced. Definitely go here and see how...More

Thank marguerite14
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

This was the third time for me to bring visiting friends and relatives to the Center. Still found plenty to explore. It's innovative in it's presentations of the multiple facets of the different cultures that came to this city to materialize the American dream. Educational...More

Thank John R
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8 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