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Become a Volunteer Museum Docent

Love Art?  Love History?  Enjoy interacting with the public? Become a volunteer docent at the Osborne Homestead Museum during its popular Holiday Tour Season! Attend a volunteer training on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 2PM to 3:30PM at the Kellogg Environmental Center. 
The Osborne Homestead Museum is currently seeking volunteers for its 2018 Holiday Season running from November 7 to December 16, 2018. The museum offers many opportunities and a flexible time commitment.  If you love arts and crafts, you can be a volunteer decorating assistant from November 7-17 and help the garden clubs set up their decorations.  Time commitment ranges from one day a week for an hour to several days a week for up to four hours a week.  If public speaking is your forte, become a docent or greeter!  Time commitment is 3 hours, from 4pm to 7pm, for the Friday night Twilight Tours on November 30, December 7, and December 14.  Also volunteers can choose other days and time commitments depending on their personal schedule. Prospective volunteers should be passionate about art, history, enjoy interacting with the public, and be able to make a time commitment to the Osborne Homestead Museum.

Become a museum ambassador and participate in the Osborne Homestead Museum’s most beloved Holiday Tours!  The Kellogg Environmental Center and Osborne Homestead Museum are facilities operated by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and are located off Route 34 on 500 Hawthorne Avenue in Derby, CT.  The Kellogg Environmental Center is open 9AM to 4:30PM, Tuesday through Saturday. The Osborne Homestead Museum is open for guided tours on Thursdays and Fridays from 10AM to 3PM, Saturdays from 10AM to 4PM, and Sundays from 12noon to 4PM.  For additional information, please call (203) 734-2513 or email

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