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.

Casting and mold making

29 Mar 2017

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

17 Aug 2016

Swashbuckling Science

21 Jun 2016

How to make a mini planetarium

17 May 2016

Flying home: How to make a zoetrope

22 Apr 2016

Cook and Banks: Charting the rumoured great Southern Land
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