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Play on the Plaza, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

10.00am – 2.00 pm FREE PLAY every Thursday this summer. 

On the Plaza outside the museum. Free, just drop in.  

Most suitable for ages 5+

Every Thursday during the school holidays you’ll find free family events on different themes outside on the Museum Plaza.

If you have any questions please email

18 August – Build and test straw gliders and paper plate frisbees. How far will yours travel?   

25 August – This week we’re investigating architecture. Can you build a LEGO™ or K’nex museum? Who can build the tallest tower?

1 September – A wet week! Paint with water and create a water squirt.

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