Do you want to be part of an established and exciting non-profit organization that helps to educate and entertain hundreds of thousands of guests each year? Do you have a passion for history and for meeting new people? If you do, then Plimoth Patuxet Museums—one of America’s great history museums—may be the right place for you.

Teamwork can be summed up in five short words...We believe in each other

Plimoth Patuxet Museums chooses exceptional individuals who have the motivation and spirit, the energy and the skills to be part of a wonderful team – both as employees and volunteers. The Museum, established in 1947, is well-known and admired as a unique destination for its thought-provoking, entertaining, and educational living history programs and exhibits.

In compliance with the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule which states that group health plans and health insurance issuers must publish detailed pricing information in three separate machine-readable files (MRFs), Plimoth Patuxet Museums in conjunction with our health plan administrator, HPI, is complying with this act by disclosing price and cost-sharing information to participants, beneficiaries, and enrollees through the link below.

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Volunteer at Plimoth Patuxet Museums

Do you have an open mind and enjoy engaging with people who share a common passion for history, lifelong learning, and community engagement? Volunteers & Museum Guides work in support of and alongside our staff fulfilling the Museum's mission to provide powerful personal encounters with history.

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Internships & Fellowships

Join our Summer Internship Program! You might plan a garden with heirloom and native plants, design an educational program about archaeology, learn the art of marketing a living history museum, play 17th-century games with summer campers, help us make collections accessible online, and more. Gain invaluable professional experience while applying your chosen field of study in a unique museum setting. Paid and unpaid internships are available.

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Open Positions

Indigenous Public History Educator

Indigenous Public History Educators (IPHE) speak from a modern perspective, presenting programs, talks, and tours onsite and online for the Museum’s guests. They work to build allyship and cultural understanding across cultural boundaries.

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Public History Educator

Public History Educators (PHEs) are flexible, multifaceted, guest facing, integral parts of the Historic Sites Team.

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Public History Performer

Public History Performers (PHPs) use immersive theater techniques to create engaging, hands-on learning opportunities for museum guests of all ages.

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Annual Fund and Institutional Giving Manager

Plimoth Patuxet Museums seeks a full-time Annual Fund and Institutional Giving Manager (AFIGM) who will be a critical member of the organization’s fundraising efforts.

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Assistant Shop Supervisor

Assists supervisor in all museum shop activities. Provides friendly and welcoming presence in all public spaces within the museum.

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Retail Sales Associate

The Retail Sales Associate responds to customer inquiries, assists customers with locating the appropriate items, operates cash register (computer), provides change, handles transactions, packages items, restocks shelves and performs general housekeeping.

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Security Officer

To secure all property at the designated time and to provide a visual presence at all times.

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