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.

Photojournalist Justin Gilligan standing in front of his photograph, Colliding Views

22 May 2020

Q&A with WPY finalist Justin Gilligan
Rope Block Tackle

02 Mar 2020

Apply for funding: MMAPSS Grants and Internships
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
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
Dr Espen Knutsen

10 Oct 2019

Unearthing paleontology: Ten questions with Dr Espen Knutsen