Museum Storage, Collections & Documentation Team

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Keeping records of all our artefacts and ensuring they are accessible yet properly stored is an important part of the museum and wider community.    


Key elements of the role

  • Record the collection at the museum onto a database
  • Identify, check the condition and label the collection at the museum
  • Catalogue the collections at our off site premises
  • Reorganise the collection stores
  • Input press records onto computer database



At the Milton Keynes Museum we understand that people only have a limited amount of free time. Therefore any commitment, you can make will be gratefully received.


The museum storage and documentation team usually works Monday to Friday.


What we are looking for

  • Excellent communication skills and confidence in talking with visitors
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Common sense
  • Attention to detail
  • An interest in the museum and its ongoing story
  • Team worker

Training and induction

  • Full induction to the site and history
  • Shadowing other volunteers
  • Ongoing training will be provided as and when necessary

 Benefits of becoming a volunteer

  • 10% off purchases in the shop and selected items in the tearooms.
  • When on duty a free tea/coffee in the tearooms.
  • Free entry to the museum for you and immediate family.
  • Entry to our Heritage Mk companions sites
  • Joining a fantastic team of people all looking to the future
  • A great opportunity to make new friends
  • Gaining new skills and developing old ones


For information about this and role and to apply please email or ring the museum on 01908 316 222 and talk to us about volunteering.


This role is on a voluntary basis and does not create a legally binding arrangement.