Over the past 50 years, The Musical Museum has been run almost entirely by volunteers. We are extremely grateful to our volunteers for this invaluable support.  We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds and expertise.

Current Volunteering Vacancies

‚ÄčAccounts Assistant

General accounts assisitant to help with weekly accounts, one day per week preferably with sage experience.

Please contact for further details.


The museum requires  volunteer receptionists to cover reception duties.  Tasks include meeting and greeting visitors, sales of tickets (face to face and over the phone), looking after the shop and operating the till.  Applicants would need to be able to work independently without supervision after initial training. 

Tea Room Assistants

We require volunteer tea room assistants to help out in the tea room on a casual basis, mostly at weekends. Tasks include using the till, making hot drinks and clearing tables. 

Volunteer Tour Guides

The museum runs a programme of guided tours and we require enthusiastic and entertaining tour guides to demonstrate and talk about the instruments.  Ability to learn and relay stories & information is essential.  Training from one of the museum's trusted guides will be provided. 

Other volunteer roles inclue:

Administration Assistants, Events Assistants, Gardeners, Stewards, General Maintenance Person, Audio Visual Assistants, Conservationists,


To apply for anyone of our roles, please download a copy of our application form here or forward all enquiries to noeleen@musicalmuseum.co.uk. Please send completed forms to:

The Musical Museum
399 High Street Brentford

All new volunteers are interviewed and if accepted, initially employed on a trial basis. Full training and support is given. The Museum operates an equal opportunities policy in terms of age, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability.