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.

01 Aug 2017

Finds from the Fields of Fire: The other volcano on the Bay of Naples

24 Jul 2017

The Shipwreck Hunter: An interview with David Mearns
Lustre: Pearling and Australia traces the fascinating heritage of pearling across the north of Australia, from Shark Bay to the Torres Strait Islands.

18 Jul 2017

Lustre - A history of pearls, shells and people

29 Jun 2017

A Ruff Review of Wildlife Photographer of the Year

23 Jun 2017

Midwinter in Antarctica with Roald Amundsen

20 Jun 2017

A Poignant Remnant from the 'Plucky little Ship Aurora'

15 Jun 2017

Capturing cuttlefish and other photographic wonders with Scott Portelli

29 May 2017

A Roman rostrum

30 Apr 2017

Behind the scenes of Escape from Pompeii