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.

Toddler jumping in puddle

28 Nov 2019

5 things to do with kids on a rainy day
A hammerhead shark. Image: EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER via istock.

03 Apr 2019

So you think you know a thing or two about sharks
Black tip reef shark. Image: Global_Pics/iStock.

05 Feb 2019

Thinking about sharks
Ghost net turtle in the water of Erub Island. Image: Erub Arts.

30 Jan 2019

Ghost nets

25 Oct 2018

Make it at home: miniature garden terrariums

09 Mar 2018

Celebrating 20 years of Kids on Deck: More than paper boat makers and glitter shakers

13 Jun 2017

Crafting a sensory forest
Casting and mold making

29 Mar 2017

Casting the past: How to make cheap, easy moulds and casts

17 Aug 2016

Swashbuckling Science