Museum attendants work in the public spaces of museums, greeting visitors and attending to enquiries, and ensuring the protection of exhibits.
Duties & Tasks
Museum attendants may perform the following tasks:conduct tours of museums or galleries
direct visitors to specific exhibits
give visitors information about exhibits
control visitors' access to exhibits
check that all visitors have departed at closing time
prevent unauthorised entry
inspect membership cards, admission passes and tickets
patrol the museum or gallery to ensure security.
Museum attendants generally work indoors but may be required to travel with exhibitions and displays.
interested in museums or art galleries
able to process large amounts of information
outgoing and friendly nature
good communication skills
able to handle groups of people with ease.