TOUR GUIDE POSITION AT GIBSON HOUSE MUESUM
The Gibson House Museum has a position open for a museum tour guide for Wednesday Friday afternoons.
Candidates should feel comfortable with public speaking and have an interest in history, architecture and decorative arts.
The Gibson House Museum is located on Beacon Street in Bostons Back Bay. Open to the public as a house museum in 1957, the house has been preserved as it appeared during three generations of Gibson family occupancy from 1859 to1954. The house is a time capsule of daily life during the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth centuries with an array of Victorian and Edwardian decorative arts.
Gibson House Museum was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 2001, is a recipient of a federal Save Americas Treasures grant (2004), landmarked as an Interior Landmark by the City of Boston Landmarks Commission (1992) and registered on the Massachusetts State Register of Historic Places (1982)
The guide position pays $35 per day; hours are 12:30 to 4:30 with tours at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00.† Opening is for all three days or other schedule is possible. Responsibilities include opening and closing the museum.†