Just a Minute

Challenges you can complete in minutes

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Post a photo »

Take a photo of something you've enjoyed on your visit, then share it on social media.

Sign up as a Volunteer for TWAM »

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Give a Day or Two

Dedicate a day or two to volunteering

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PLAY+INVENT: Build the Fun Fair of the Future Events Assistant »

Discovery Museum has received a message from the year 2152. Our future friends have forgotten how to have fun and need your help. Together, let's build a giant futuristic fun fair for them at the museum.

ERIC mini-bioblitz assistants »

ERIC is hosting a summer bioblitz in Exhibition Park, working with members of the public to learn about wildlife id/recording to create a list of species spotted within the park on the day. Who is ERIC?

Regular Help

Weekly and monthly volunteer roles

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Paul Nash exhibition invigilator and greeter »

The Paul Nash exhibition is a prestigious touring exhibition from Tate, London, and is one of the largest art shows ever held at the Laing. rnVolunteer to be part of it!

All the Fun of the Fair »

This Volunteer role will support Discovery’s main summer exhibition ‘All the Fun of the Fair: 135 Years of The Hoppings’.

Hour or Two

Spend a morning or afternoon with us

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Shipley Lates: Let's play with clay! »

The Shipley Lates happen every year. It is an opportunity for people to come and make crafts, eat, drink and listen to live music all in the surroundings of the beautiful Shipley Art gallery.

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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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.

February 2018 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.

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