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Volunteering

We welcome volunteers of all ages! The Agricultural History Project Center & Museum provides an opportunity for you to volunteer and gain the satisfaction of bringing agricultural history alive for people of all ages. If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer or docent, please call the AHP office at (831) 724-5898 or email Lynn at postmaster@aghistoryproject.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

As a volunteer, your skills are needed in maintaining the vast collection of artifacts, exhibits and equipment in the collection. Volunteers are needed in the research library to help maintain the collection of photos, papers, books, pamphlets and other artifacts that have been given to AHP for future generations to appreciate and enjoy.

If you like to work with children, the Education Program could use your skills to teach children some of the past practices of agriculture. The Education Program teaches children how food and fiber is grown and processed.

If your skills are in advertising, publicity or promotion, you could help promote AHP through the various media. It is our intention to be a major tourist attraction for the entire Central Coast.

volunteer_image_testA docent shares information on the collection and exhibits in the Codiga Center and Museum, Porter Implement Shed and Snyder Restoration Barn, and can share stories about agriculture and its practices of the Central Coast of California. We will happily train docents in the areas that interest them.

Should you have any questions or want to be a volunteer, please call the AHP office at (831) 724-5898 or email Lynn at postmaster@aghistoryproject.org.


Museum Docents

The heart of the Agricultural History Project is its volunteers and we are always in need of museum docents. These docents greet our guests and assist them in getting the most out of their visit to AHP. To sign up for docent training, please call AHP office at 831-724-5898 and leave a message with your phone number and name.

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Agricultural History Project
Center & Museum

2601 East Lake Avenue
Watsonville, California 95076

Open EVERY 2nd Saturday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for Second Saturday on the Farm

Tuesday - Saturday by Appointment Only
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Call (831) 724-5898 or (831) 566-2817

Group tours may be arranged in advance by appointment.

Facilities are handicapped accessible.

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and major holidays.