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The Museum Of Flight

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Docents are among the first people to directly interact with visitors. Docents give tours, conduct aviation and space-related talks, and may be given the opportunity to present school programs. Docents are stationed throughout the Museum to answer questions about the exhibits and artifacts.

Individuals should possess excellent communication skills, teaching or public speaking experience, the ability to work with diverse groups of children, adults, staff, and volunteers, and be able to accept supervision and evaluation of your volunteer work. Shift availability depends upon current needs.

The next available class starts in March 2022. Classes are weekly on Saturdays from 9:00AM to 1:00PM. To graduate, you cannot miss more than two classes, pass a 50 question test, and be able to provide a 30-minute tour. Classes will include study of our exhibits, learning presentation and teaching skills, and taking field trips of applicable sites. Volunteers are required to pay a $25 materials fee for this course and encouraged to become a member of the Museum of Flight.

The process for becoming a docent includes a group interview with the Volunteer Program Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, and a member of the Docent Training Committee.

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About The Museum Of Flight


9404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA 98108, US

Mission Statement

The Museum of Flight exists to acquire, preserve, and exhibit historically sigificant air and space artifacts that provide a foundation for scholarly research and lifelong learning programs, and that inspire interest in and understanding of science, technology, and the humanities.


Volunteers at The Museum of Flight interact with adults and children, sharing their knowledge and experience, promoting education and history to our community.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


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9404 East Marginal Way SSeattle, WA 98108



  • History
  • STEM
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Aviation
  • General Education


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • To apply, email

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