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Volunteering

Make new friends, work with an amazing collection and gain new skills. Come and join our team of talented volunteers and you'll help make a real difference.

It’s the skills, knowledge and passion of our volunteers that helps to 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.

Current roles

Planting Stories garden volunteer

A flower bed in front of an old warehouse

Closing date: 31 July 2024

Induction date: 3 August 2024

Start date: August 2024

Hours: 2 hours per week

Power Up event support volunteer role info

Highlights Spotlight Talks Volunteer

A museum volunteer holding up an illustration of the early railways, and talking to two people Science Museum Group © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Closing date: 28 July 2024

Induction date: 30 July 2024

Start date: TBC

Hours: 1 day per week

Highlights Spotlight Talks Volunteer

Admin volunteer

Close-up of the keyboard of an Enigma decoding machine © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum | GCHQ

Closing date: 28 July 2024

Induction date: 30 July 2024

Start date: August 2024

Hours: 1 day per week

Admin volunteer