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Heritage Discovery Center

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Address: 201 Sixth Ave., Johnstown, PA 15906
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+1 888-222-1889
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Princess tea party!

Here with my granddaughter and her friend for a Princess tea party. What a fun time! The girls were treated royally, and loved their play time in the children's museum.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
Elaine O
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Warrenton, Virginia, United States
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Warrenton, Virginia, United States
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Here with my granddaughter and her friend for a Princess tea party. What a fun time! The girls were treated royally, and loved their play time in the children's museum.

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Thank Elaine O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Good place to check out in Cambria City. It always interests me to learn about cultures and different hertiges. Johnstown is blessed to have so much heritage!

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Thank Beth M
Effort, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Having immigrated here myself, I really found this venue interesting. The first floor interactive immigration display is awesome. I enjoyed a leisurely walk, being able to stop and read all the information and listen to the short commentaries. It made me appreciate what our ancestors had to persevere. Their initiative was truly amazing. Buy the combo ticket for the Flood... More 

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Thank silvertongue10147
South Fork
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

a way to have a fun afternoon learning about the heritage and cultures of the surounding area. Five stars!

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Thank Judy T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This was fun for the adults and for the kids. I definitely recommend that you check it out.... You won't be sorry!!

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Thank pegm103
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We had lots of fun and took lots of pictures. My phone broke so I can't put one on here. Very family friendly and family fun atmosphere :):):)

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Thank Dawn M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

It's an interactive museum of displays about people immigrating to Johnstown. You get a card with an immigrant's name and use it to interact with the displays. It does give you a good idea of how immigrants felt. It is interesting, however some of the phones that explain the displays don't work. It gives good information about how Johnstown was... More 

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Milford, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

My husband and I were the only ones in this museum on a Sunday (opened at noon). We were surprised. But that meant we didn't have to look over shoulders to see the exhibits. Nicely done with some interactive stops. You get the identity of an immigrant as that person is looking for work or adjusting to life in the... More 

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Vernon, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

I thought this museum was very interesting, though it got to be long. Lots of interesting interactive exhibits, we ran out of time and energy to do them all, but definitely worth seeing!

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Scranton Pa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is an excellent museum for anyone interested in American immigrant history. You get a scanable card with a picture of an immigrant. You can choose one from your background, or any background you want. You can take as many as you want. You then virtually experience the persons life step by step from Ellis Island, till finding a job... More 

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