Lancashire Mining Museum

Astley Green Colliery

Higher Green Lane


M29 7JB



Role and Opportunity Details (to apply for this role you much be 18+)

Volunteer Visitor/Tour Guide.

What is a Visitor/Tour Guide?

A Visitor/Tour Guide has a vital part to play in bringing the Museum to life. Inspiring our visitors and helping them learn more about the Museum in an interesting and enjoyable way.

What’s involved?

  • Providing our visitors with a warm and friendly welcome.
  • Have a basic knowledge of the Museum’s history (full training will be given).
  • Help visitors to discover more by answering questions.
  • Accompany visitors to various areas of the site.
  • Help to create children’s quizzes and trails.


Specific Skills Required

  • Enthusiastic.
  • Enjoy meeting people.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Friendly open manner.


Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation

Making friends and meeting people.


Level of commitment required 

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity


Date(s) / Time(s) Required

One or two afternoons per month.  More if you wish.


Volunteer Opportunity Number

VO10401 (please make a note of this ‘VO’ number if applying for this role).