JAHA is looking for a part-time docent in our children’s museum (20-30 hours/week) who will interact with visitors and children, turn on/off exhibits, facilitate visitor experience, assist in presenting crafts, activities, events, and birthday parties. Teaching experience preferred. Weekends and some evenings required; must have reliable transportation and clearances. $8.75/hr. Interested? Please email Marisa Tracey at cm [at] jaha.org.

Hours, Admission & Directions

How to visit the museum.

Online ticketing

The Wagner-Ritter House & Garden is open for pre-booked, guided tours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays that are available online only! When you book your tour of the Wagner-Ritter House & Garden online, you’ll choose a date and time that’s convenient for you.

Book yours now

You can book a tour to the Wagner-Ritter House & Garden only, or buy the the Johnstown Heritage Pass and save more than 20% off! You’ll experience what it was like to be an immigrant to Johnstown in the late 1800s – and the steel and coal industries that brought them here. Learn about the 1889 Johnstown Flood, and how industrialization helped cause the disaster. See modern blacksmiths practicing their craft using time-honored methods – all located in the nationally-recognized historic districts of Johnstown. All these stories and more are yours to discover with the Johnstown Heritage Pass. This mobile-only, online pass gives you more than 20% off individual ticket prices to:

  • Heritage Discovery Center
  • Johnstown Children’s Museum
  • Johnstown Flood Museum
  • Wagner-Ritter House & Garden
  • Center for Metal Arts

Individual attraction tickets are available online, too.

Holiday tours

We also offer special tours of the house at Christmas and Halloween that are ticketed separately from our regular guided tours — when seasonally available, these will be listed in the special events section of this website.

Directions and parking

The Wagner-Ritter House & Garden is located at 418 Broad Street, Johnstown, PA, 15906. To visit the house, we suggest you park along a side street to Broad — such as Fourth or Fifth Avenue. In addition, two parking spaces are available directly behind the house, on Brallier Place.