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Volunteer Benefits

The Oklahoma History Center is grateful for the time, experiences and services that volunteers donate to the OHC. As a volunteer of the Oklahoma Museum of History, you will have access to a number of benefits not afforded the general public. These benefits are bestowed upon you in exchange for your service to the museum.


  • An opportunity to be part of a world-recognized institution of learning.
  • A keener understanding of Oklahoma history through access to reference materials, close working relationships with professional staff, and training sessions.
  • 20% discount on museum store purchases.
  • 20% discount at the Winnie Mae Café.
  • Opportunities to interact with people and share the pride and history of Oklahoma.
  • On going training and learning opportunities related to Oklahoma History.
  • Access to behind-the-scenes areas of the Oklahoma History Center related to the volunteer service program.
  • Free or reduced admission to training activities, lectures and workshops.
  • Invitation to an annual volunteer appreciation gala.
  • Invitation to an annual volunteer field trip (with 72 service hours).
  • Recognition of your service to the museum.
  • Yearly documentation of hours served.
  • Job references upon request.
  • Monthly programs on scholarly topics related to Oklahoma history and the Oklahoma History Center, in conjunction with monthly volunteer service meetings.
  • Subscription to the Volunteer Visit newsletter providing notification of upcoming museum events, volunteer events, etc.