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.

21 Mar 2016

Captain Cook, whisky and smallpox

11 Mar 2016

The End of a Watermark: Changes to our Permanent Gallery

04 Mar 2016

A most unexpected friend

26 Feb 2016

Governor Phillip’s ‘Portsmouth Gig’

19 Feb 2016

D’Urville and his navy of discovery

12 Feb 2016

Scrimshaw: A Whaler’s Pastime

08 Dec 2015

What do Cook, Nelson and bunnies have in common?

26 Nov 2015

Lord Howe Island by flying boat: a golden age in colour and B & W, c 1951-1959

13 Nov 2015

The Pentateuch that made three voyages on the SS Great Britain