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.

15 Jun 2013

Stories of growing up in Australia
potato block print pattern

14 Jun 2013

Make your own potato block print pattern

05 Jun 2013

George Cruikshank: Satirising the Eastern trade

08 May 2013

Make your own penguin softie

14 Feb 2013

Mrs Cook's Valentine's Day

16 Nov 2012

The Prince of Pickpockets who stole our imagination with a swagger

28 Sep 2012

William Dampier - Buccaneer, Explorer, Hydrographer and sometime Captain

07 Aug 2012

Shaping the unknown land to the South

14 Jun 2012

Restoring hope and a fishing boat called ‘Freedom’