Gardening & Outdoor Rec

Porter House Museum

Two opportunities available:

1. Docent/Tour Guide – Staff the museum, open and close, provide an excellent tour experience for visitors with a welcoming attitude and conversational storytelling

2. Flower Gardening – Volunteers will help to maintain the historical gardens at the Porter House Museum which attracts tourists and visitors from all over the Nation.
Volunteers should have some working knowledge of gardening with attention to preserving original plant species to the site.
Porter House has some gardening tools but volunteers are welcome to bring their own.


Where: Decorah

When: Gardening can be scheduled to fit volunteer’s schedule. Docent is  3-hour shifts –  10 AM-1 PM or 1 PM-4 PM

Museum Hours

June 1 to August 31

Open Daily
Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday:  1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

​​​May, September, October ​

Open Weekends

​Friday – Sunday: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.