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PV Students, See Below for Service Learning Hours

The museum is a volunteer organization – – governed by volunteers, operated by volunteers, and maintained by volunteers. Won’t you consider joining us?

  • Museum host (training provided)

  • Tour guide (museum or Lone Star; can choose between hosting adult, family, or children’s/school tours)

  • Design and construct new exhibits (assisting current volunteers)

  • Landscaping (tools and materials provided)

  • Painting the facilities

  • Organizing archived materials

  • Participate in special events (either as a historical character, or assist in hosting an event, i.e. Buffalo Bill’s Birthday Party)

Please call the museum at 563-289-5580, and our Executive Director or a member of the Board of Directors will be glad to show you the museum, and discuss what you would enjoy doing with many of our other volunteers, or even a research project of your own design! The museum is a volunteer organization . . . their contributions have brought it to this exciting point in its history, and will insure that it continues to thrive as a local and regional asset. Please join us!



Consider volunteering at the Buffalo Bill Museum and the River Pilot’s Pier, and earn service hours while furthering the programs and development of this regional history museum.

Students can volunteer to serve in a number of capacities, including those listed above, or suggested by the student.

We welcome students conducting historical research that can be added to our resources; student artists who may support on-going and special events; photography students to capture exhibit and archived records; and students with wood or metalworking skills to assist in renovation of the Lone Star steamer.

Please contact us to volunteer, or to suggest possible involvement! We can meet the needs of most busy schedules! For more information please call the museum at 563-289-5580, or email us at