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 Apr 2016

Cook and Banks: Charting the rumoured great Southern Land

21 Mar 2016

Captain Cook, whisky and smallpox

16 Mar 2016

Living Waters: Shellwork in Indigenous Art and Culture
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

07 Sep 2015

Saltwater Barks go to Istanbul
Lighthouse shadow puppets

11 Aug 2015

How to create lighthouse story shadow puppets
Undiscovered #9 Michael Cook © 2010 ANMM Collection

06 Jul 2015

Celebrating NAIDOC week 2015 – Michael Cook’s Undiscovered