Fife History Museum

2820 54th Avenue East
Fife, Washington 98424

Get Involved

We seek “history buffs” from diverse backgrounds to volunteer and help us tell the story of Fife. From greeting visitors to working behind the scenes on historical records or other tasks, we have lots that you can do!

Front Line

Tour Guide/Greeter
We are always looking for volunteers with excellent people skills and who have a strong desire to help others. On days with light attendance, greeters can spend time furthering their knowledge on area history or help with routine tasks like watering plants, dusting of artifacts, or organizing.

Time commitment: 1-4x per month. Saturday availability is a big plus.


Marketing/Promoter
Develop and enhance your public engagement, public speaking, and customer service skills by attending events on behalf of the Museum! We have short-term, low time commitment opportunities that really help us achieve our mission to Build Community through History.


National Night Out (First Tuesday in August)

Time Commitment: 1 day a year


HarvestFest (First Saturday of October)

Time Commitment: 1 Saturday a year


Milton Days booth (August 18 & 19)

Time Commitment: 1-2 days a year


Area City Council Meetings

Time Commitment: Once per season, or as needed


Fife Farmer’s Market booth (Fridays June-August 3-7pm)

Time Commitment: 1-4x per month June-August


Fife-Milton-Edgewood Chamber of Commerce events

Time Commitment: 1x per month

Behind the Scenes

Collections Volunteer/Exhibit Volunteer/Researcher
A bit of an introvert? Or do you just LOVE old photographs and antiques? Us too! Fife History Museum’s Collections and Exhibit Committees have behind-the-scenes opportunities for conscientious volunteers. Volunteers need a willingness to work carefully with authentic artifacts, photos, and documents. The Exhibit volunteers are currently striving to improve our exhibit design, functionality and exploring more interactive displays. Bring your skills and ideas to our team.

Time Commitment: 1-4x a month or as desired. Daytime availability is a big plus.


Commitment to the Museum’s mission to Build Community through History. Please be aware that an initial meeting will be required.

To be a volunteer, you must:

  • Enjoy working with people
  • Be enthusiastic about working with authentic artifacts (that's right, you'll be working with the real things!)
  • Have a curious mind
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Don't let another moment pass, join our team TODAY!
  • Volunteer orientations are offered regularly during the year.

To apply, complete the Volunteer Application You must be at least 16 years of age to apply.

We will contact you pending review of your application.

Need more information? Have some questions? Don't hesitate to contact us! Email us at fifehistorymuseum1957@gmail.com or call 253-896-4710

Various opportunities throughout the year to distribute flyers.

Board Meetings Every 1st Wed. of the Month at 5pm! Open to the Public.

New Museum Hours!

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11am-4pm

Saturdays 11am-4pm June 16 – August 25

Other times by appointment, call to schedule a private tour. Call Fife History Museum & Dacca Barn Managing Director Julie Watts at 253-896-4710.

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FIFE HISTORY MUSEUM

2820 54th Avenue East
Fife, Washington 98424

(253) 896.4710

fifehistorymuseum1957@gmail.com