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.

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Give a Day or Two

Dedicate a day or two to volunteering

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Dynamic Ceramic Volunteer »

This year the Shipley Art Gallery is celebrating its 100th Birthday. As part of the celebration we are celebrating all things clay with an event designed to create, experiment and dance with clay .

Seasonal Event Venue Decorators - Stephenson Railway 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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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’.

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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Donate your junk! »

We need your recyclables and old, useless tech!

Log a wildlife sighting »

Record and submit your wildlife sightings while out and about.

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!

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.

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Discovery Museum, July '18 1wk work experience »

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

Discovery Museum, Feb2018 1 wk work experience »

This placement is designed for school age people, only, 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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