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Museum of Science and Industry

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.

Our volunteers

We are currently not recruiting for any volunteering roles. All of our opportunities and details of how to apply are normally advertised here. Please keep checking back to see if any opportunities of interest come up. We are currently unable to support work experience placements.

To speak to the volunteering team, please call 0161 696 7770 or email

Volunteers must be aged 18 or older.

STEM Ambassadors

If you have a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) background and would like to share your knowledge and experience with young people, then you could become a STEM Ambassador. Check our STEM section to learn more about the STEM Ambassadors Programme and the STEM Ambassador Hub Trans-Pennine managed by the Science Museum Group.