Give a Day or Two

Dedicate a day or two to volunteering


Spooky Night at the Museum »

Halloween is an opportunity to have some fun, and that's what we'd like to do. To ensure our family friendly events are a success we need you to help with the visitor experience

Social Sewing at the Shipley »

Come along for some sociable sewing, and help us make a beautiful play mat for baby sessions at the gallery.

Regular Help

Weekly and monthly volunteer roles


Waggonway Tearoom Catering Assistant »

The Waggonway Tea Rooms is a new volunteer run establishment at Stephenson Railway Museum. We are looking to establish a team of volunteers to be catering assistants in the 'Waggonway Tearoom'

Hour or Two

Spend a morning or afternoon with us


Event Evaluator »

On Tuesday 30 October the Great North Museum: Hancock are hosting an event called ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’. This challenge is to get feedback from children and young people who have visited the museum.

Write a review »

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

Just a Minute

Challenges you can complete in minutes


Dive in! »

Use our Collections Dive discovery search engine, then share what you find.

Post a photo »

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

School Work Experience

This is aimed at School Age people, only, who require work experience from their school. School Work Experience students are now welcome to apply for a week with TWAM. Please click to see availability and apply.


Schools Work Experience, Discovery Museum Summer term 2019 »

Please note this placement is designed for school age people, only. The student will engage with a Museum devoted to science & innovations; local history; its global implications and inventions you never knew started right here on Tyneside.

School Work Experience, GNM, Autumn Term 2018 »

Please note this placement is designed for school age people only to engage with a Museum devoted to ancient History and Natural Sciences as a work experience.

Do it Together

Volunteer with family and friends


Family Photographers »

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