What is a Museum Interpreter?

Museum Interpreter Job Description

Museum interpreters provide historical information for museum and gallery exhibit visitors by conducting tours or role playing.



Typical Job Duties

• Assist with marketing and promoting museum and exhibit programs and events

• Coordinate the activities of volunteers, seasonal staff, interns and other personnel

• Engage visitors by giving entertaining and informative presentations

• Develop and present educational programming and demonstrations for the general public and other visiting audiences

• Design and develop props and teaching aids for presentations

• Interact with visitors, respond to questions and conduct visitor surveys

• Welcome museum and exhibit visitors and provide orientation and general information

• Monitor the activity of visitors and respond to any emergency situations



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