Just a Minute

Challenges you can complete in minutes

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Sign up as a Volunteer for TWAM »

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Post a photo »

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

Give a Day

Dedicate a whole day to volunteering

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Mini Costume Maker - All the Fun of the Fair »

Discovery Museum require 2 football jerseys, to put onto a pair of small footballers inside a vintage coin-operated amusement machine in the 'All the Fun of the Fair' Gallery .

Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society Day »

On 15th August, 24th and 26th October The Discovery Museum will welcome the Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society to our Plaza where we will offer free bus rides in the vintage buses.

Regular Help

Weekly and monthly volunteer roles

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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’.

Under 5’s Family Learning Volunteer (Thursday Mornings) »

Help the GNM support very young children and their parents/carers to build confidence in using the Great North Museum as a great place to learn and develop.

Hour or Two

Spend a morning or afternoon with us

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Be a Volunteer Ambassador - various locations »

Help us transform our museum visitors into Volunteers for TWAM.

Toddler Takeover Day Assistant »

Support this special event designed to give young children a glimpse behind-the-scenes at the Great North Museum: Hancock.

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.

The Late Shows 2017

Be a volunteer steward for the Late Shows 2017

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The Late Shows events steward »

The Late Shows are back! Now in their 11th Year. Become one of the Late Shows volunteer team for Newcastle and Gatesheads' biggest night-time culture crawl.

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