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Museum Express @ home
Museum Express @ home - Episode 01 - Lava Lamp
Museum Express @ home - Episode 02 - Maker Bag
Museum Express at home - Episode 03 - Naked Egg
Museum Express @ home - Episode 04 - Vinegar & Bicarb rockets
Discover More Science Missions!
Collection @ home
Museum Collection @ home - Episode 01 - Model T Ford
Museum Collection @ home - Episode 02 - Newcastle Tram LP284
Exhibitions @ home
Museum Exhibitions at home - Episode 01 - Cultural Resurgence
More To Discover
Fly through Newcastle Museum
BHP steelmaking simulation
Niiarrnumber Burrai (Our Country) - Newcastle VR - by the City of Newcastle
Newcastle in 1825 by Charles Martin (2017)
Commemorate ANZAC Day
Victoria Theatre Newcastle Flythrough by UON
Audience Engagement Volunteer
Collections Management Volunteer
Visitor Services Volunteer
Under 5s - Tuesday Tales on Facebook
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.
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.
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.
Under 5s - Explore Mininova
Daily 10am - 5pm
Mininova is an area of Supernova especially for young visitors to the Museum.
DINOSAUR rEVOLUTION opening weekend
Free and fun children's activities for the opening of this amazing exhibition at Newcastle Museum.
Spring School Holiday Activities
Newcastle Museum has lots of engaging and fun activities for children during school holidays.
Hunter Science Festival 2017
Sun 20 Aug 2017
All ages are invited to attend the 2017 Hunter Science Festival at the Newcastle Museum.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
Shibori Textile Workshops
Sat 25 Mar 2017
Learn the traditional Japanese textile art Shibori at Newcastle Museum
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.
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.
NM PM - Perseverance (Ink in the Link)
Fri 10 Mar 2017
NM PM is back for a night of tattooing and Japanese culture.
Studio Ghibli Screenings
Sundays in March 2017
Join us as we explore the remarkable world of Japanese animation
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.
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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