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.

22 Jan 2016

'The greatest threat to our oceans is ignorance'
Lighthouse shadow puppets

11 Aug 2015

How to create lighthouse story shadow puppets

22 Jun 2015

A new artificial reef at the Australian National Maritime Museum
How to make painted polar pillows

12 May 2015

How to make painted polar pillows
How to make a no-sew Steampunk Soctopus Softie

25 Mar 2015

How to make a no-sew Steampunk Soctopus Softie

05 Mar 2015

Turning the Plastic Tide
How to make an easy deep sea diver costume

18 Feb 2015

How to make an easy deep sea diver costume

09 Dec 2014

Make your own carrot submarine

17 Nov 2014

Creating art from ghost nets