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Current job vacancies are listed below.

Please visit our volunteering page for information about voluntary roles. 

Curator and Executive Officer

The Board of Trustees are looking to recruit a full-time Curator and Executive Officer to run the Museum of Richmond and inspire the next phase of its development.

Main purposes of the role: 

  • To lead, manage and develop a professional local museum service for Richmond and deliver the requirements of the commissioning contract with the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, including the provision of Museum learning activities to schools and the community in the borough, which is managed by the Learning and Audience Development Officer.
  • To promote and develop the Museum, raising its profile to attract more users.
  • To maximise opportunities for community involvement and income generation.
  • To care for the Museum’s collection of objects and deliver a programme of temporary exhibitions.

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification for further information.


To apply:

Please complete the Application Form electronically and send it to the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Museum of Richmond, at musrichjobs@gmail.com by midday on Monday 9th October 2023.

Application deadline: 

Midday on Monday 9th October 2023.

Interviews will be held between Monday 16th and Friday 20th October 2023.

It is hoped that the successful candidate would begin in post on Monday 3rd December 2023 or thereabouts.

For further information: 

Please contact the Chair of the Board of Trustees by emailing musrichjobs@gmail.com or phoning the Museum on 0208 332 1141.

Please note that it will not be possible to visit the Museum from Tuesday 3rd to Saturday 7th October inclusive whilst the building and Museum is closed due to works to replace the lift. 


Chair of the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the Museum are looking to recruit a new Chair to lead the Board and the Museum in its next phase of development.

  • The Chair is a voluntary role, key in leading the Board of Trustees, ensuring that the museum is well governed and shaping its future direction and development in line with its current five year strategy.
  • As a Trustee of the Museum, you will promote one of London’s most historic areas and help the residents of, and visitors to, Richmond understand more about the fascinating history of the town and its surrounding areas.
  • You will be part of an active team of trustees, staff and volunteers who work together to ensure the Museum meets its charitable aims of preserving, interpreting and communicating the material evidence of Richmond’s past for the public’s benefit, education and enjoyment.

To find out more, click here to download a role description and person specification

To apply, email trusteemusofrich@gmail.com  for an application form.


Voluntary Trustees

The Museum of Richmond is looking to recruit new members to the Board of Trustees who are responsible for the running of the Museum.

  • We are looking for trustees with particular skills as vacancies will arise during the year as a result of terms of office ending.
  • However, we do welcome applications from people who have other skill sets as well.
  • Roles that will be available as terms of office come to end currently include: Education Advisor, Treasurer and Curatorial Advisor.

To find out more, Tclick here to download a role description  and person specification

To apply, email trusteemusofrich@gmail.com  for an application form.



Usual opening hours: Tuesday to Fridays, 11am to 5pm and Saturdays, 10am to 4pm. FREE entry!

Closure Dates: Saturday 30 September to Saturday 7 October inclusive due to building works to replace the lift in the Old Town Hall.

Limited Access Period: There will be no lift access to the Museum from Tuesday 10th October to Saturday 9th December inclusive. The Museum will be open as usual during this time but access will be via the stairs only. This is while a new lift is being installed.

We apologise for the inconvenience.



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