Gallery, Museum and Tour Guide

Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides direct and guide visitors in galleries and museums, and escort visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours.

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$1374 per week
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    Overview

    Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides direct and guide visitors in galleries and museums, and escort visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours.

    Day-to-day

    • meeting and greeting visitors
    • controlling visitors' access to exhibits
    • ensuring safety of collections
    • maintaining attendance records
    • planning and rearranging schedules and itineraries
    • planning, organising and conducting tours
    • arranging transportation and accommodation for visitors following planned itineraries
    • arranging entry to places of interest
    • answering questions, providing commentaries, issuing brochures and tour literature, showing audiovisual presentations, and explaining features and procedures at tour sites
    • may assist with installing and dismantling exhibits.

    Considerations

    • Irregular hours
    • Stressful

    To become a Gallery, Museum and Tour Guide

    • You can work as a Gallery, Museum or Tour Guide without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

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