Share Houston's History: Become a Museum Guide at The Heritage Society!


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The Heritage Society1100 Bagby StreetHouston, TX 77002


Are you an enthusiastic, people-person looking for a fun, dynamic, interactive volunteer opportunity? Would you like to learn more about Houston's diverse history? Become a Museum Guide at The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park.

The Heritage Society, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to tell the stories of Houston's diverse history through collections, exhibits, and educational programs. Our facility consists of a museum gallery and ten historic structures which visitors can experience through guided tours. Volunteers are always needed to guide visitors through the structures and share the exciting history behind each one.

Museum Guide Volunteer Activities:

Museum guides are the ambassadors of The Heritage Society. They welcome museum visitors and provide information on both permanent and changing exhibitions in the museum gallery. Museum guides are asked to work at least two three hour weekday shifts or one weekend shift per month.


  • Curating
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Exhibition Arts
  • History

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least one three hour volunteer shift per month
  • Complete a background check
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