Behind the Seen

A volunteer examining bird skins at the Museum in Tring

Gain hands-on experience behind the scenes in our science departments, working with the collection of more than 80 million objects or assisting with developing our special exhibitions.

You need to be aged 18 or over and share our passion to explore, protect and promote the diversity of the natural world. To get the most out of your placement we recommend volunteers attend one day per week for at least six months.