Events 2017

Christmas Tree Maze

11 Dec - 20 Dec 2017
Newcastle Museum Lawn will come alive with an a-maze-ing Christmas Tree Maze from 11-20th December.
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Porsche in Motion

7 Dec - 10 Dec 2017
Porsche Cars Australia (PCA) is an innovative mobile experience this that takes the iconic sports car brand “on the road”, travelling to locations not currently home to a Porsche Centre.
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NM-PM Rock & Riot

Friday 1 December 2017
An evening celebrating the history and current live music scene in Newcastle with bands, food, beer & games.
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DINOSAUR rEVOLUTION opening weekend

Free and fun children's activities for the opening of this amazing exhibition at Newcastle Museum.
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Spring School Holiday Activities

Newcastle Museum has lots of engaging and fun activities for children during school holidays.
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Hunter Science Festival 2017

Sun 20 Aug 2017
All ages are invited to attend the 2017 Hunter Science Festival at the Newcastle Museum.
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No Planes, but Trains and Automobiles!

Wed 5 Jul & Wed 12 Jul
Join us for an exciting school holiday workshop filled with exploring, drawing and making.
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Science Comes Alive!

Tues 4 and 11, Thurs 6 and 13 Jul 2017.
Have some School Holiday fun for all the family with free Science Shows exploring the world around us.
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History in the Museum's Neighbourhood: A Walking Tour

Sun 25 Jun & Sat 8 Jul
Join one of the Museum's passionate volunteer guides on an enjoyable walking tour!
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ANZAC Day 2017

Tue 25 Apr 2017
Newcastle Museum will honour the lives of service men and women by creating a field of crosses and poppies this ANZAC Day.
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Japanese Tattooing-Talk with Kian Forreal

Sun 23 Apr 2017
Kian ‘Horisumi’ Forreal is a tattoo artist whose expertise and passion lies within traditional Japanese tattooing or irezumi.
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We Can Sing a Rainbow

Fri 21st Apr 2017
Join us to celebrate the mixing pot of cultures that make up our vibrant Hunter community.
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Galaxy Far Away… with LEGO®

Wed 12 and 19 Apr 2017
Inspired by NASA and Star Wars™, our Bricks 4 Kidz workshop is packed full of models that will make your imagination blast off!
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Shibori Textile Workshops

Sat 25 Mar 2017
Learn the traditional Japanese textile art Shibori at Newcastle Museum
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Hunter Past in Photos V

Thur 23 Mar 2017
Join a panel of local history aficionados as they dissect the clues and reveal the stories in some of their favourite old photographs.
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Japanese Ceramics Talk

Thurs 16 March 2017
Join Newcastle Art Gallery curator Sarah Johnson for a talk exploring the Newcastle Art Gallery Japanese Ceramics Collection.
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NM PM - Perseverance (Ink in the Link)

Fri 10 Mar 2017
NM PM is back for a night of tattooing and Japanese culture.
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Studio Ghibli Screenings

Sundays in March 2017
Join us as we explore the remarkable world of Japanese animation
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It's Alive! The science of our bodies...

10, 12, 17, 19, 24 & 26 Jan 2016
These holidays we will be investigating how our bodies work.
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Hunter Past in Photos VI

Thu 22 Jun 2017
Join a panel of experts as they dissect the clues and reveal the stories in some of their favourite old photos.
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