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Work with our historic collection, learn new skills and help to inspire our visitors.

Volunteers at Locomotion are involved in a whole host of different activities. Thanks to their kind assistance, we are able to provide our visitors with a fantastic day out and a chance to enjoy one of the finest railway collections in the world.

Our volunteering programme is closed during the closure of all museums in the Science Museum Group. When the museums re-open we will share volunteering opportunities on this page. If you have an enquiry about our volunteer programme please email

Become a volunteer

Our volunteering roles are advertised on the Science Museum Group vacancies page.

To apply for a volunteer opportunity, please complete an application form and return it to

Download a volunteer application form (Word)

Download a volunteer application form (PDF)

If you have any questions or queries or want to register your interest in any future volunteering roles which may come up, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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