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.

20 Aug 2015

Death, destruction and the Dunbar: Sydney’s worst maritime disaster

04 Aug 2015

A woolie mermaid
Needlework sampler made by Julia Donovan on board Carnatic en route to Australia, 1879

28 Jul 2015

A migration story in stitch

14 Jul 2015

Gervais Purcell: hats, photography and fashion of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s

28 May 2015

Being a hero is all about timing: Oskar Speck's kayak voyage

21 May 2015

Lynton Lamb's Orient Line designs

28 Apr 2015

Anzacs and surf lifesavers

22 Apr 2015

Anzac Cove from the water: the Gallipoli diary of 2nd Engineer George Armstrong

14 Apr 2015

Diving into the past: the Beatrice Kerr collection