Just a Minute

Challenges you can complete in minutes

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

Give a Day or Two

Dedicate a day or two to volunteering

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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?

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.

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!

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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Be a Volunteer Ambassador - various locations »

Help us transform our museum visitors into Volunteers for TWAM.

Donate your junk! »

We need your recyclables and old, useless tech!

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.

October 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.

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