The Dennos Museum Center

Materials for Volunteer Docents

Files are provided in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. Generally, you should be able to just click on a file and have it appear on your computer (on a Mac you will need to download them); however, if you do not have MS Word or the free Adobe Acrobat reader, contact Jason Dake with questions.  Click here to go directly to Tours below.

Phone: 231.995.1029

General Information

  • Dennos Museum Center Volunteer Manual (PDF)
  • Dennos Museum Center Docent Handbook (PDF)
  • Touring Procedures (Word) (PDF)

Meeting Documents


  • Tour Registration Form (Word) (PDF)
  • Pre-Visit Docent Tour Outline (PDF)
  • Tour Evaluation - Teacher (PDF)
  • Tour Evaluation - Group (PDF)
  • Tour Evaluation - Docent (PDF)
  • Volunteer Activity Report Instructions (Word) (PDF)

Tour Planning Documents

  • Tour Planning Worksheets (including blank tour outline and writing exercises) (Word) (PDF)
  • Multiple Intelligence Activities (Word) (PDF)

Inuit Cultural Tours Documents

  • Inuit Cultural Tours Docent Handbook (Word) (PDF)
  • Forms for Teachers (Word) (PDF)

Online Resources

Artists in the Museum Collection

Fun Stuff for Rainy/Snowy Days


Contact Jason at (231) 995-1029 or to sign up.  Thank you for all of your hard work!


Docents Needed/Signed Up



It Begins Within

Mon-Sat 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun 1–5 p.m.
Thurs - Open until 8 p.m.
Closed on major holidays

Adults $6
Children $4
NMC Students FREE with ID
Museum members FREE

If you are planning to attend an event at the Dennos Museum Center and have a disability requiring any special assistance, please notify us at or (231) 995-1055 as soon as possible.