Volunteering

One of Old World Wisconsin's volunteers greeting guests in 2015

One of Old World Wisconsin's volunteers greeting guests in 2015.


Volunteer at Old World Wisconsin!
Volunteers play a vital role at Old World Wisconsin by offering both their time and talents. With over 200 volunteers who contribute over 13,000 hours annually, volunteers work throughout all of Old World Wisconsin's museum departments. From behind-the-scenes opportunities in collections and maintenance, to front-line positions like guest greeter or costumed interpreter, volunteers are an integral part of the Old World Wisconsin team.

A few of the available opportunities include...

  • Guest Greeter
  • School Tour Greeter
  • Historical Gardener
  • Maintenance
  • Landscaping
  • Special Events
  • Costumed Historical Interpreter
  • If you love history and enjoy interacting with people, please contact Old World Wisconsin for more information on volunteer opportunities. Uniforms and/or period clothing are provided. Old World Wisconsin is owned and operated by the Wisconsin Historical Society and background checks are routine.

    Volunteer benefits include...

    • Free admission to twelve WHS Sites and Museums
    • Discounts on WHS Memberships
    • Discounts on WHS Press publications and image prints
    • Discounts at all WHS Site and Museum Gift Shops
    • Discounts on WHS Site and Museum special events

    Please contact (262) 594-6301 or oww@wisconsinhistory.org for more information.


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