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Give a Day or Two

Dedicate a day or two to volunteering

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Fun Palace Volunteer - GNM, Hancock »

Alongside our FREEDOM exhibition, The GNM will be asking the question ‘What is Freedom?’ and giving young people and their families the opportunity to share their ideas, join our processions, make lots of noise!

Seasonal Event Venue Decorators - Discovery Museum »

This year we have a variety of autumn and winter events taking place around our museums and we need lots of help to get everything decorated ready for our visitors.

Regular Help

Weekly and monthly volunteer roles

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Friends of Discovery Museum, Machine Maintainers »

Can you assist us? The Friends of Discovery Museum (FODM's) are a group of retired professional engineers who look after many of the exhibits at the Museum. Come and help us

Play + Invent space assistant »

This is a great opportunity for you to volunteer in a brand new Museum space. PLAY+INVENT is Discovery Museum’s family programme for budding inventors to design, build and tinker.

Hour or Two

Spend a morning or afternoon with us

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Write a review »

Enjoyed an exhibition? Wowed by a workshop? Spread the word by writing a review.

Be a Volunteer Ambassador - various locations »

Help us transform our museum visitors into Volunteers for TWAM.

Do it Together

Volunteer with family and friends

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Family Photographers »

Share a photo of your family's visit to the museum!

Work Experience

Placements for the 2016-17 academic year are now filled. If you are interested in arranging a work experience placement for the 2017-18 academic year, we will be allocating those places from August, so please check back at that time.

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June 2017 1 week work experience at Discovery Museum »

This placement is designed for school age people to engage with a Museum devoted to science & innovations; local history; its global implications and inventions you never knew started right here on Tyneside.

March 2018 1 week work experience at Disovery Museum »

This placement is designed for school age people to engage with a Museum devoted to science & innovations; local history; its global implications and inventions you never knew started right here on Tyneside.

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