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Minehead Museum - Volunteer Steward

Minehead Museum - Volunteer Steward

Organisation role · Flexible hours
The Beach Hotel, Minehead, England TA24 5AP, United Kingdom
Community & familyArt & culture
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Meet & Greet: An opportunity to share your enthusiasm for the history and culture of the local area with visitors of all ages. Help visitors enjoy their visit.

Detailed description

Minehead Museum is a registered charity, committed to free entry to maximise access to the unique collection. Volunteers provide a warm welcome to visitors and provide background information to assist visitors enjoy their visit. A limited amount of cash handling from book sales. Visitor numbers and enquiries need to be recorded.

Training is given and support information is available on the stewards desk. Detailed enquiries just need to be noted and can be dealt with in detail by e-mail or post at later date by

Come and enjoy promoting Mineheads rich and variesd history. Stewarding shifts are normally three hours either 10-1 or 1-4.

Furhter opportunities exist to participate in museum events or training.

What we will provide to volunteers

🤝 Extra support

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About Minehead Museum

"Minehead's own Museum

Whether you are here for your holidays or living nearby, there is something of interest for everyone, here at our unique museum in The Beach Hotel, opposite Mineheads Steam Railway station.

Experience the fascinating history of Minehead and Alcombe and discover the history of the Hobby Horse, the famous Swimming Pool, The Great Fire, world-famous author, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, the Lifeboats and the Pier, which was dismantled in WW2. Plus many other exhibits.

The museum is located within the Beach Hotel, opposite Minehead railway station. Entry is through the Information Centre at the Beach Hotel.

Open mid March to end of October. Open every day, except Mondays, from 10am to 4pm, and from 11am to 4pm on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. The Museum is open on Mondays during the holiday season.

Minehead Museum is staffed and managed entirely by volunteers and new volunteers are always welcome."