What is a docent?

A docent is a teacher, a guide, an inspiration...

Applications are now being accepted for the BCHS Docent Guild. Share your interest and love of history with Museum visitors. Expand your knowledge of the BCHS collections, share the history trunks, meet new friends, and more! Docents work with Museum visitors of all ages.

Be inspired and inspiring!

For a volunteer application or further information, contact the Museum at 929-6230, ext 306 or email [email protected]

Current Docents:

Marcia Cutler

Judy Juntunen

Kate Mathews

John B. Horner giving tour to students at OSU Horner Museum
Professor John B. Horner, "Bruce the Moose" and students at the Horner Museum on Oregon State University campus, circa 1930. The Horner Museum artifact collection and Benton County Historical Society collections were merged in 2008.