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.

Casting and mold making

29 Mar 2017

Casting the past: How to make cheap, easy moulds and casts

27 Jan 2017

Chinese maritime traditions and Lunar New Year: It’s the Year of the Rooster… so bring on the Dragons!

22 Dec 2016

A Polish ship, British children and caring Sydneysiders captured in concrete

25 Sep 2016

Those who've come across the seas: New names unveiled on the Welcome Wall

17 Aug 2016

Swashbuckling Science

21 Jun 2016

How to make a mini planetarium

17 May 2016

Flying home: How to make a zoetrope

22 Apr 2016

Cook and Banks: Charting the rumoured great Southern Land

21 Mar 2016

The Little Guys: Puppets and Creating Harmony