Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime science and archaeology, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

Re-use a cardboard boxes to make a fearsome viking boat, helmet and sword!

15 Jan 2014

Box-board Vikings

20 Dec 2013

Raiders and Reindeers- How to make Viking gingerbread
Craft like a Viking! How to make a felted longship rug

14 Oct 2013

Craft like a Viking! How to make a felted longship rug
Patch-eyed pirate prints

11 Sep 2013

Patch-eyed pirate prints

09 Aug 2013

Suitcases, boats and bridges

27 Jun 2013

History and knitting

15 Jun 2013

Stories of growing up in Australia
potato block print pattern

14 Jun 2013

Make your own potato block print pattern

31 May 2013

Forgotten stories of Indian servants heard 200 years on