In addition to the items on display the aviation museum has a vast collection of books, documents, uniforms and other historical items all stored in large hangers. The archivist will be part of a small team who are working on logging all the items which the museum own. If you have a love of history or enjoy cataloguing and administration this could be role for you.

Organisation aims and objectives

Preservation and conservation of aviation heritage with particular reference to Dumfries and Galloway. Education of the general public and of school children. School parties attend on a regular basis from a number of local schools. Preservation of a historic building on the museum site. The education of the general public and school children by the presentation, conservation and presentation of aviation artefacts memorabilia with an emphasis on the aviation of Dumfries and Galloway.

Frequency and commitment details

3 hours weekly. Museum is open Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 10am to 4pm


Experience required: Background in cataloging items would be advantageous, however, an enjoyment of admin tasks and interest in history is just as important and guidance can be given. Good attention to detail and some computer skills.
Minimum age: 16


Training details: Induction training. Guidance on archiving and the systems employed by the museum.