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.

10 Jul 2013

A tale of self-rescue

09 Jul 2013

Rescue - the Australian surf boats

01 Jul 2013

Rescue - early Australian Lifeboats

05 Jun 2013

George Cruikshank: Satirising the Eastern trade

14 Feb 2013

Mrs Cook's Valentine's Day

16 Nov 2012

The Prince of Pickpockets who stole our imagination with a swagger

28 Sep 2012

William Dampier - Buccaneer, Explorer, Hydrographer and sometime Captain

07 Aug 2012

Shaping the unknown land to the South

23 May 2012

Object of the Week : The convict artist Richard Browne