Working at ABBAWORLD

Since mid-December I’ve been lucky enough to work as a volunteer at ABBAWORLD at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney.

The Powerhouse Museum, like many similar institutions, has a large volunteer workforce. When ABBAWORLD was announced late last year the call went out for ABBA fans to work as volunteers at the exhibition, to help visitors, answer questions and share their knowledge and love of ABBA.

Many ABBA fans answered the call, with fans working almost every day of the week for the duration of the exhibition, which is scheduled to close on March 6th [update: now closing June 26th].

It’s a fan’s dream come true, to get to work all day talking about ABBA, listening to ABBA music, watching ABBA videos (including all those exclusive interviews) and hanging out close and personal with ABBA’s costumes and other artefacts. It’s so enjoyable to see so many visitors having so much fun.

And if you visit ABBAWORLD, say hello to the fan volunteers. They’re the ones wearing the badge that says “ABBA question? Ask Me”.

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8 Responses to “Working at ABBAWORLD”

  1. Samuel N. inglles Says:

    Hi Ian

    So the ABBA World Museum is extending to the 1st of May, 2011?

  2. Samuel N. Inglles Says:

    Dear IAN

    Is there any link you can provide me with Fan photographs, stories and so on, of the ABBA World Museum in Hungary?

    I am curious to see and know as to what ABBA costumes, awards etc. they have there! THANK YOU!!!

    Kind Regards
    Samuel N. Inglles

  3. Samuel N. Inglles Says:

    I meant HUNGARY! Not Sydney or Melbourne Australia!

  4. Samuel N. Inglles Says:

    Hi IAN

    I just found this too!

    http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=hungary+abbaworld

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