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.

19 Feb 2016

D’Urville and his navy of discovery
Parrot pinata  for kids arts and crafts

09 Feb 2016

Pieces of Eight and a Parrot Pinata

25 Jan 2016

The many meanings of Australia Day – celebration, commemoration and contestation

10 Nov 2015

"She will be the first woman that has ever made it"

02 Nov 2015

Remembrance Day and the War in the Pacific Virtual Excursion
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

11 May 2015

Commemoration and contestation at Kurnell
How to make a no-sew Steampunk Soctopus Softie

25 Mar 2015

How to make a no-sew Steampunk Soctopus Softie