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Curatorial Volunteer – Gloucester Waterway Museum

This opportunity includes working with the Collections Manager on maintenance, display and research within the collection. Also helping deliver interactive interpretation across the museum.

This will appeal to people with a real interest in history and who enjoy working with objects and people.

  • Cataloguing of records.
  • Object cleaning.
  • Researching collection.
  • Working on exhibition research.
  • Maintenance of exhibition displays (working with Site Maintenance Volunteer Team).

Our aim is to bring the objects alive. First by researching about them, cleaning them and then either in a temporary exhibition or at a special event, sharing the object with the public in an exciting and different way.


  • Effective communicator.
  • Able to follow instructions.
  • Willing to learn new skills and techniques.
  • Able to work individually and as part of a team.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • General knowledge of history of canals desirable.
  • General knowledge of history desirable.
  • Proactive approach.

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

For more details please contact Emma Hermon the Volunteer Coordinator
at the National Waterway Museum.
[email protected]
07771 943852
01908 302500