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T/m offers motivated college students unique opportunities for internship experiences.
Education interns study the theory and practice of interpretation. They give tours as well as develop and execute museum programs.
Curatorial interns will work on projects associated with the receipt, documentation, and storage of our collections.
Marketing interns assist with integrated marketing communication initiatives promoting the museum and its collection, public programs, and membership.
These internships are excellent opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in history, art history, education, communication, and business programs. Interns may be eligible for academic credit toward their degree with the permission of their academic advisors and educational institutions.
There are no internships available at this time. For more information on future opportunities to put your classroom experience to work in a nationally recognized museum, contact curator of interpretation Laura Taylor.
Volunteers are a vital part of The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures. They support the museum’s mission and share their talents and passion for the collection with visitors. All volunteers enjoy special benefits such as discounts in the museum store, enrichment opportunities, and exclusive events.
If you would like to join our dedicated community of volunteers, the following volunteer positions are currently available:
Docent volunteers are educators trained to further the public’s knowledge and understanding of the museum collections. They deliver tours and talks, and create a welcoming environment for museum visitors.
Docent volunteers must be at least 16 years of age, have excellent customer service and public speaking skills, attend a 10-week training course, and pass a tour review with the Assistant Educator.
Programming volunteers engage visitors at activity tables in the galleries. This includes giving talks about a daily topic, handling Education Collection objects, and leading crafts.
Programming volunteers must be at least 16 years of age, have excellent customer service and public speaking skills, and attend a 10-week training course.
Questions? Contact Assistant Educator Katherine Mercier.
Explore the museum free for an entire year by becoming a member of The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures.
Becoming a member allows you to share the museum with family and friends. Simply choose the number of people you would like to bring with you each time you visit. At least one named member must be present at the time of admission; the rest of your party can change!
For more information on museum membership, call (816) 235-8006.