Volunteers at the Simeone Museum come from all ages and all walks of life and are an important part of our museum. We have happy to have a diverse group of dedicated volunteers that are the lifeblood of the museum and help make this place great. There’s always something to do here, so if you’re looking to get out and be active, we’d love to have you as a part of our team. We are especially in need of volunteers with Tradesman experience in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, roofing, etc. Get your hands dirty for a good cause!
We rely on our Volunteers to help staff the Museum during peak hours. We especially need help for the following:
Weekends – Admissions desk, gift shop
Demonstration Days – Parking, admissions desk, gift shop
Special Events – Welcoming, exhibit information
All volunteers who work 8 hours at the Museum will receive a complimentary volunteer family membership for one year. The membership includes discounted admission and gift shop merchandise, plus a Simeone Museum t-shirt and program – a $150 value in total.
I have been a volunteer at the Museum since it opened in 2008. Volunteering has been a once in a lifetime experience. I have met people from all over the world who have come to visit the museum. Every time I leave the museum my knowledge and love of the cars grow and it confirms I’m one lucky car girl! I can’t thank Dr. Simeone enough for having me as a volunteer.
#TheSimeone is my happy place! As a volunteer for several non-profit organizations, none are more enjoyable and rewarding. I am encircled by a world-class collection of cars and people. History and technology abound, and I relish every moment. Able to select from a myriad of varying events and dates, I select which interest me most, and how often to volunteer. My favorites in the collection include the 1909 American Underslung, 1929 DuPont Speedster’s, 1933 Auburn V12 Speedster and 1963 Corvette Grand Sport.
Stephen L. Montgomeryville, PA
I was one of the first volunteers at the museum, beginning in June 2008 when we opened. The opportunity to be involved and associated with this amazing collection has been extraordinary. Wanting to get more closely involved over the years has afforded me the ability to experience every facet of the volunteer family, including becoming a Docent. Becoming well educated about the cars and Marques in the collection, meeting people with interests throughout the hobby and being made to feel like an appreciated part of the museum family has been an amazing experience.
I love the friends, family, and fun times being a volunteer.
Bob G.Cherry Hill, NJ
I first visited the Simeone Museum in 2009 as part of a group of FIAT enthusiasts. Despite having lived in the area most of my life, I had never heard of the place. As luck would have it, it was a Demo Day featuring Alfa Romeos. I was flabbergasted by what I saw. I wasn’t much of a racing fan, but that was of no consequence; this was heaven! I commented to an older guy in a cool blue “Staff” shirt that “I would work here for free!” His reply? “Most of us do. Why not sign up to volunteer?” And so it began: countless Demo Days (rain or shine, sometimes snow); meeting some of the greats like Craig Breedlove; watching kids go wide-eyed as their favorite car runs around the back lot, helping folks celebrate birthdays, weddings, and bar mitzvahs in the coolest venue in the city. I’ve also forged great friendships with other volunteers and staff that I’ll treasure for years to come.
Kevin P.West Chester, PA
I joined the museum because I’m fascinated with all things automotive. I’m particularly fond of all makes, models,and years of sports cars. I also have a great appreciation of custom cars, and antique cars, again all makes, models, and years.. I was amazed the first time I visited the museum and never tire of looking at the cars on each visit. Becoming a volunteer has enabled me to get closer to and learn more about the cars. My favorite thing about the museum is the basic theme of racing sports cars, cars developed for the street and then used for racing. I also appreciate the philosophy of preservation, as opposed to restoration. I feel great when working at the museum, particularly answering questions from and chatting with guests. I always enjoy and look forward to each visit and particularly learning more about the cars.
I’ve been a volunteer at the Simeone Museum for 3 years. I joined the museum because I love the atmosphere, the events, and all the cars. Some of my favorite things are attending the events and interacting with many of the people who come to the museum. When I’m here, it makes me feel like I am somewhere special.
6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Tuesday – Friday 10AM through 6PM
Saturday – Sunday 10AM through 4PM
Closed Mondays and Major Holidays
About the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum
Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s greatest collections of racing sports cars. Through our theme, “The Spirit of Competition”, we celebrate the history and evolution of these magnificent machines.
Assembled over 50 years by Dr. Frederick Simeone, the Museum contains over 75 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford, and more.