Get Involved

Have you ever thought of becoming a volunteer?


The museum is owned and funded by the Town Council and is managed by a full-time Curator with support from a part-time Administrator and many hard working volunteers.

Friends of the Museum

Membership of Museum Friends Group entitles you to:

  • Attend lectures/talks nine times a year.
  • Receive a bi-annual newsletter.
  • Receive invitations to private views of new exhibitions in the museum which happen annually, together with special event launches.

Membership cost is £9 a year

To become a 'Friend of the Museum' email [email protected] or telephone 01626 201121. 

See all of our events here

Museum Link Group


"The Museum Link" is a group of ex-GWR employees who meet a few times a year in the museum.

Many of them have been contributing to the growing Oral Archive within the museum's collection.

If you would like to know more about this group ring the museum on 01626 201121.