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.

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
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
How to make an easy deep sea diver costume

18 Feb 2015

How to make an easy deep sea diver costume

30 Dec 2014

Captain Nemo’s Nautilus

27 Nov 2014

Get ready to play!