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Make new friends, work with an amazing collection and gain new skills. Come volunteer with us and you’ll help make a real difference.

The skills, knowledge and passion of our volunteers make our museum special. With exciting roles across the museum, our volunteers have an opportunity to make a positive impact on our visitors and enhance our understanding of the collection.

Latest vacancies

Object Handling Volunteer

In this role, you’ll work with items from our Object Handling Collection to tell stories, provoke conversations and get visitors engaged with the objects we care for. You will also play an important role in the development of our new Sound and Vision project. This role is ideal for someone who loves meeting and talking to a wide range of people and has an interest in museum collections.

You can find more information, including details of how to apply, in the documents below.

You might also be interested in the STEM Ambassador programme.

Contact us

For more information on volunteering at the National Science and Media Museum, email us at

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