Get Involved

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On this page you will find out about:

  • how to Volunteer with us
  • Work Experience for school pupils
  • SEND, university and college Student Placements


Volunteering with us is great way to meet like-minded people, develop skills and have fun. Our volunteer projects help support the work that we do. We advertise for volunteers in March and September. We give volunteers a full induction and training.

Current Opportunities:

There are no current opportunities

If you are interested in any volunteering opportunities listed, please download the expression of interest form here and return to

Work Experience

We offer work experience twice a year to Year 10 - 12 pupils. Work experience is a great way to develop skills and see what working in a museum is like.

During the week you will work with us to look after the collections and plan exhibitions and events. You will also spend time with the visitor services and learning teams.

2022's work experience placements:

We are currently advertising 4 one week work experience placements.
There is 1 place for the 25th-28th of April and 1 for the 9th-13th of May. The deadline for your application is the 1st of March.

We also offer 2 work experience placements for the 27th of June to 1st of July, the deadline for this application is the 1st of May.

Please download the application form here and return completed to

Student Placements

We support student placements from special education centres, colleges and universities. We regularly host students doing projects as part of their courses that complements our work.

If you would like to discuss placements, please contact us on

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