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Very interesting part of our national history

Visited the museum on a rainy day with my Dad. He knew a bit about the great flood but I was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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Very interesting place to visit. Great information of history. Watch the short movie they provide... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small 1 room museum that charged 7 dollars a head. Too much for the exhibition. There was a movie that ws not working for some reason and a few of the exhibits were nice, but not worth the price.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the museum on a rainy day with my Dad. He knew a bit about the great flood but I was unaware. The museum with its array of exhibits and the documentary film do an excellent job explaining the event, the causes , the impact...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. Great information of history. Watch the short movie they provide before the tour.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Johnstown Flood Museum is an interesting place. The video and exhibits give you an idea of what happened on that day. Now with that said, you add on the Incline Plane history and then drive up to St Michaels, PA to the Johnstown National...More

1  Thank billandgeorgeannal
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The Johnstown Flood Museum is located in the old Carnegie library building in downtown Johnstown. As other reviewers have noted, the movie is fine. The 3-D relief map and the 1889 flood artifacts are interesting. This museum and building has potential, so I was glad...More

Thank Janis C
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We left the Johnstown Flood National Memorial and headed along the river to the city of Johnstown, ultimately finding this museum. It is located inside the former Johnstown Library, a library built with monies donated by Andrew Carnegie, after the infamous 1889 flood. You have...More

Thank Bradley C
Reviewed 25 April 2018

After going to the NPS National Memorial first, coming into Johnstown to see the area which had the destruction and to the museum was a downer. Parking was nuts and so were the roads. Drove around in circles trying to find a place to park...More

Thank Monica58860
Reviewed 19 April 2018

I have read several books on the Johnstown Flood, but a visit to this museum made me want to reread them again. The museum has a number of historic photos from both before and after the flood. It is housed in a beautiful historic library,...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The museum is small by most standards and chronicled the 1889 flood but if not for the movie I would have been disappointed. What was missing from the museum was absent mention of the two other Johnstown floods.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Johnstown PA is a faded industrial city in Western Pennsylvania. It has a unique place in history as the location of the Johnstown Flood of 1889, a disaster that kill over 2000 people and destroyed the city. The museum of the flood is located downtown,...More

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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.