Become a volunteer

The Brunel Museum commemorates Brunel’s first and last projects: the first underground tunnel and the first modern ocean liner. We are a small registered charity depending on the generous support of the public.

The Brunel Museum has a vibrant family of enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers. Volunteers undertake a variety of tasks to ensure the smooth day to day running of the museum, the maintenance and development of the museum’s displays and gardens, and the successful staging of special events. Click here for a brief introduction to some of our current volunteers.


We are seeking a bank of Learning and Outreach volunteers to support us with our family programme of events and activities during October half-term and other school holidays. 

The role includes training with STEMazing on how to deliver a range of family friendly science demos. 

Please apply to 

Download the volunteer role here for more details. Download



We are looking for engaging volunteers to welcome visitors to the museum and provide a friendly front of house environment. Responsibilities include:

  • Delivering a short introduction to the museum
  • Processing admissions
  • Selling merchandise
  • Invigilating temporary exhibitions
  • Ensuring the wellbeing of museum visitors
  • Help deliver the museum’s innovative events programme

You will be reliable, trustworthy and comfortable engaging with members of the public. Please note we are currently only open Friday – Sunday. 

Download the volunteer role here for more details.

Contact Us

Get in touch to find out more about these and other volunteering opportunities. When you click the link below the document should automatically download. Email if you have any problems or further questions.