Minehead Museum

Name: Secretary
Organisation: Minehead Museum


Secretarial role is light, fielding written enquires (which can be passed to an appropriate person), minute taking (monthly meeting) and record keeping. Further involvement depends on the interests and time of the volunteer.

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Organisation Description

Minehead's own Museum

Whether you are here for your holidays or living nearby, there is something of interest for everyone, here at our unique museum in The Beach Hotel, opposite Minehead’s Steam Railway station.

Experience the fascinating history of Minehead and Alcombe and discover the history of the Hobby Horse, the famous Swimming Pool, The Great Fire, world-famous author, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, the Lifeboats and the Pier, which was dismantled in WW2. Plus many other exhibits.

The museum is located within the Beach Hotel, opposite Minehead railway station. Entry is through the Information Centre at the Beach Hotel.

Open mid March to end of October. Open every day, except Mondays, from 10am to 4pm, and from 11am to 4pm on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. The Museum is open on Mondays during the holiday season.

Minehead Museum is staffed and managed entirely by volunteers and new volunteers are always welcome.


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Cause / Interests

  • Museums
  • Heritage
  • IT

Types of Activity

  • Administration

Skills and Qualifications

  • IT


Own computer or secure access to one


A team player with a genuine interest in the Museum and a desire to support the smooth running of the organisation.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: NA
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: No stewarding required although this would be beneficial to both the museum and the volunteers understanding of the organisation.
Other: NA

Recruitment Method