Museum guards are in the unique position of not only providing safety and protection to museum guests and staff, but also to paintings and displays sometimes worth millions of dollars.
Museum Security Guard Duties. Museum security guards wear many hats. Depending on the museum and its contents, they could be stationed at entry points to screen patrons as they enter the museum, help patrons with directions to an exhibit or stand guard next to priceless works of art.
In Case of Emergencies. By establishing a positive rapport with guests, museum security guards are able to take command and guide patrons to safety when emergencies such as fires, earthquakes or man-made disasters occur