Give tours to visitors. Catalog unique, rare artifacts. Participate in one-of-a-kind events with computer industry notables. Share your passions with others. Meet friends. Have fun.


There are many ways to volunteer here at the Computer History Museum.

Special Event Volunteers

Assist with a variety of events at the Museum, from hands-on exploration and learning to welcoming and directing guests during lectures and events.


Lead demonstrations of restored historical computers, including the IBM 1401, PDP-1, and RAMAC.


Lead tours for public and private audiences.

K12 Docents

Facilitate tours and interactive workshops for school groups.

Teen Volunteers

Facilitate public programs at the Museum, including family tours and hands-on activities. Teen Interns are recruited at the start of each school year.

If you are interested in volunteering at the Museum, please complete an interest form here.
We look forward to meeting you soon!

Teen Volunteers Adult Volunteers
Herb Kanner, docent
I think the biggest thrill is when I encounter a visitor who worked on one of the exhibited machines and I learn something significant and interesting about the machine that I did not previously know. Herb Kanner, docent

Volunteer Website

Upon clicking Login button you will be redirected to the Volunteer website. This private website exists to support the volunteers of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The museum depends on a large, talented and dedicated pool of volunteers to operate.

Only registered volunteers of the Museum can access this site.


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For More Information

650-810-1884 Katharina McAllister,
Volunteer Opportunities
650-810-1899 Emily Stupfel,
High School Opportunities