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National Science and Media Museum


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


As an Events Volunteer, you’ll learn how events are organised and gain valuable practical experience while helping us run a wide programme of exciting events—including Bradford Science Festival. This is a great opportunity for someone who’s passionate about Bradford, loves working with the public and is keen to learn new skills.

Read the Vacancy Information Pack (PDF) for more information. If you’re interested in applying for this role, please email our Volunteer Coordinator, Gin, at

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. This role is ideal for someone who loves meeting and talking to a wide range of people and has an interest in museum collections.

To apply, read the Vacancy Information Pack (PDF). You can then book your place on one of our Taster Days (19 and 22 June).

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