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

The Little Guys: Puppets and Creating Harmony
Parrot pinata  for kids arts and crafts

09 Feb 2016

Pieces of Eight and a Parrot Pinata

11 Nov 2015

How to make…a buttercream battleship or delicious destroyer cake

08 Sep 2015

Golden doubloon spice cookies for peckish pirates
Lighthouse shadow puppets

11 Aug 2015

How to create lighthouse story shadow puppets
Needlework sampler made by Julia Donovan on board Carnatic en route to Australia, 1879

28 Jul 2015

A migration story in stitch
How to make painted polar pillows

12 May 2015

How to make painted polar pillows

05 May 2015

370 new names unveiled on the Welcome Wall

30 Apr 2015

A fishing boat called Freedom: the story of Tu Do