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.

Parrot pinata  for kids arts and crafts

09 Feb 2016

Pieces of Eight and a Parrot Pinata

20 Aug 2015

Death, destruction and the Dunbar: Sydney’s worst maritime disaster
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

08 May 2015

AE2 remembered 100 years on

27 Mar 2015

Ashmore Reef Expedition 2015 – Part Eight
How to make a no-sew Steampunk Soctopus Softie

25 Mar 2015

How to make a no-sew Steampunk Soctopus Softie

18 Mar 2015

Ashmore Reef Expedition 2015 – Part Seven

13 Mar 2015

Ashmore Reef Expedition 2015 – Part Six