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.

AKARANA on Sydney Harbour

24 Feb 2016

Mark your calendars for the Classic and Wooden Boat Festival 2016
Sailing off Coal Point, c.1935. Photographer unknown. Image: Lake Macquarie Community Heritage Photography collection

15 Feb 2016

Applications for MMAPSS 2016-2017 grants now open

10 Feb 2016

A Brighter Future: The Second Annual Women and Science Symposium
Parrot pinata  for kids arts and crafts

09 Feb 2016

Pieces of Eight and a Parrot Pinata
Lighthouse shadow puppets

11 Aug 2015

How to create lighthouse story shadow puppets
How to make painted polar pillows

12 May 2015

How to make painted polar pillows

31 Mar 2015

MMAPSS travel to regional NSW
How to make a no-sew Steampunk Soctopus Softie

25 Mar 2015

How to make a no-sew Steampunk Soctopus Softie
How to make an easy deep sea diver costume

18 Feb 2015

How to make an easy deep sea diver costume