THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY is looking for individuals who are passionate about the U.S. Army and sharing the stories of the men and women who have worn the Army uniform throughout our nation’s history.


There will be a variety of volunteer opportunities, such as visitor services, special events, tours, education, gardening, and administration. We are building a diverse group of volunteers with varied backgrounds and experiences. Specific educational degrees or work experience are not required.
All are encouraged to apply to volunteer!

Through the application process, you’ll have the opportunity to share your skills, interests, and abilities; and together, we will match you to a suitable volunteer position. Volunteer opportunities are available to all those who meet the qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin. There will be required training for all volunteers and some volunteer positions may require additional, specialized training. We are accepting volunteer applications from those who are 18 years of age or older.

Before applying, please review the volunteer application user tips.

Questions? Contact 800-506-2672 or email

Volunteer FAQs

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY is under construction on an 84-acre site at Fort Belvoir, Virginia and is expected to open in 2020. Museum volunteers will provide essential support to the Museum staff to create an extraordinary visitor experience for an estimated 750,000 visitors annually. The Museum is scheduled to be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission will be free.

Grassroots Volunteers

Want to get involved now? Find out how you can become a Grassroots Volunteer to help build the Museum!