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.

26 Nov 2013

Reflections on Charlotte medal

05 Jun 2013

George Cruikshank: Satirising the Eastern trade

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

12 Sep 2012

Ron and Valerie Taylor and their quest to protect

07 Aug 2012

Shaping the unknown land to the South

23 May 2012

Object of the Week : The convict artist Richard Browne

09 Dec 2011

Object of the Week