Lamplighter Circle

WELCOME TO THE LAMPLIGHTER CIRCLE

Urban Lantern ExteriorThe Lamplighter Circle, named after the Urban Lantern towering over the Museum’s main lobby, provides support for the Museum that keeps our lantern lit—offering an extraordinary learning environment for the Fort Worth community and beyond.  Lamplighters make our lectures, world-class educational exhibits, IMAX films, and special events possible through their philanthropic giving.

Collections Showcase - Astronomy

ASTRONOMY COLLECTION

Noble Planetarium Foyer

There’s plenty to see even before you enter the Noble Planetarium’s digital dome. Outside in the queuing area is a collection of some of the Museum’s most significant astronomical possessions, including:

  • The Spitz A-1 Starball, the original planetarium projector starball used by Miss Charlie Mary Noble in a canvas tent in the backyard of the original Fort Worth Children’s Museum in the early 1950s.

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Outside in the Noble Planetarium queuing area is a collection of some of the Museum’s most significant astronomical possessions.
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Museum School Preschool Classes

Museum School childrenFALL/SPRING 2015-2016 MUSEUM PRESCHOOL

The information on this page is for the current program for children ages 3 through 5.  Registrations are still being accepted for available places for the remainder of this school year.  Information f

Job Posting - Omni IMAX Console Operator

OMNI IMAX CONSOLE OPERATOR

Part-Time Employment

Job Summary:
The IMAX Console Operator is directly responsible for guest experience while inside the IMAX Theater. This staff member oversees the presentational aspect of the pre-show and post-show. The Console Operator will ensure that the film’s picture and sound are pristine and the IMAX Experience is the best it can be for guests.

Basic Function and Responsibilities including but not limited to:

Light and Sound Systems:

Job Posting - Family Science Festival and Family Museum Night Interpreter

FAMILY SCIENCE FESTIVAL AND FAMILY MUSEUM NIGHT INTERPRETER

Part-Time Employment

Job Summary:
To support implementation of the programs at school sites and Museum on scheduled evenings and special requests throughout the year. This person must be reliable, and punctual. Must also have excellent interpersonal skills, and work well with adults and children.  Programs are scheduled on selected Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:00-8:30PM (10-15 hours weekly); special community events as needed (mostly weekends).

Job Posting - Guest Experience Host

GUEST EXPERIENCE HOST

Part-Time Employment (Seasonal)

Job Posting - FT Catering Sales and Events Manager

Catering Sales and Events Manager, Full-time Exempt

Summary: The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History hosts events of varying size, complexity and purpose throughout the year.

Job Posting - Exhibit Services Technician

Exhibit Services Technician/Weekend and Special Events

Part-Time Employment

Job Summary: To work closely with other exhibit technicians and fabricators as well as the Design Development Department and Operations Departments to ensure proper function and installation of all exhibits in all galleries including some traveling exhibits in order to provide an extraordinary guest experience and learning environment. This position reports to the Exhibits Floor Manager.

Basic function and responsibilities (including but not limited to):

Job Posting - Building Services Custodian Part-Time

BUILDING SERVICES CUSTODIAN

Part-Time Employment

Employment Opportunities

Application Process


ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH OUR ONLINE APPLICATION FORM. RESUMES (IF INCLUDED), MAY BE SUBMITTED WITH ONLINE APPLICATION. Resumes are not accepted in place of an application.

 

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Fun Fact
When established in 1941, the Museum was the first children's museum in Texas and one of the first children's museums in the nation.

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