San Diego Model Railroad Museum

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Share your love for fun and adventure with visitors at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum! We offer training, flexible hours, and discounted tickets to special events at our museum.


To show our appreciation of your dedication to the Museum, volunteers will receive:


  • Free admission to the San Diego Model Railroad Museum

  • Employee discount to the gift shop

  • Earn Free passes to hand out to friends and family

  • 1 pass for every 25 hours of service with an annual max of 5 passes

  • Annual appreciation event


Interested in one of the volunteer opportunities? Email Brandi at to learn how you can join our volunteer team!

Volunteer at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum

Museum Docent

Museum Docents greet and welcome guests, point out fun details and answer questions about the various layouts, and provide tours to guests when needed.


Shift is minimum 4 hours per day worked

Special Events

Special event volunteers assist with greeting, check in, set up, and assisting with silent auctions.


Shift is minimum 5 hours

Download the Volunteer Application Here Museum-Docent-at-San-Diego-Model-Railroad-Museum Special-Events-Volunteer