The Museum is run by volunteers and is funded by the following trade unions: The Dairy Workers Union, The Tertiary Education Union, E tu Union, PSA, First Union and The Maritime Union of New Zealand. Rates relief is provided by The Grey District Council. We received establishment grants from Development West Coast and Trustpower, and recently our extension project was funded by Lotteries Environment and Heritage. Signage and a wheelchair ramp has been funded by the West Coast Community Trust.
We have also placed information panels at the old mine site.
The current Board consists of Nick Secker (Chairperson) Garth Elliott, Paul Maunder (Secretary/Treasurer), Caroline Selwood, Tania Smallridge and Wayne Collins.