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.

Photograph showing a number of sharks in the ocean

10 Feb 2020

Ten interesting facts about sharks
Photograph of a woman digging on an archaeological site

04 Feb 2020

Digging for answers: Ten questions with Dr Anne Musser
Swimcap

16 Jan 2020

Vintage beach glamour: Five stylish swimming caps

23 Dec 2019

Our top 10 most-read blogs of 2019
Black and white photograph of a ship

21 Dec 2019

Digitising our history: The tragedy of SS Federal
Image showing ocean and sand

20 Dec 2019

5 secret beaches you have to visit in Australia
Part of a 13-metre-long cast of an Elasmosaur

16 Dec 2019

MOOCs, makers and monsters: Bringing prehistoric marine reptiles to life
Four individuals lowering 20 tiles attached to a board into the water for a scientific experiment

09 Dec 2019

Science at work: Settlement plates and space invaders
Dripping water tap

03 Dec 2019

10 ways to save water at home