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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.

Meet our team

Saturday 20 April 2024, 11.00–14.00

Interested in joining our Object Handling or Learning volunteer teams?

Come along to our drop-in Taster Session on Saturday 20 April from 11.00–14.00.

Met our Volunteer Coordinator and Object Handling volunteers to find out how to get involved and see our object handling activity in action.

Current volunteering roles

Object handling volunteer

A women talking to two girls and a boy about museum objects Science Museum Group © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Closing date: 28 April 2024

Induction/training date: 30 April 2024

Start date: May 2024

Hours: 3 hours per week or every other week

Object handling

Learning support volunteer

A man wearing a black t-shirt with the word 'volunteer' written on it Science Museum Group © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Closing date: 28 April 2024

Induction/training date: 30 April 2024

Start date: May 2024

Hours: 1 day per month (approx.)

Learning support volunteer