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.

Clean Up Australia Day at the Museum, 2019. With our partners Silentworld Foundation.

04 Mar 2019

Dredged Up

08 Jan 2019

Rusticles and wrecks
James Cameron

16 Oct 2018

A tale of two watches
James Cameron

10 Oct 2018

Three ways to embrace your inner sea scientist
On March 26 2012 Cameron made a record-breaking solo dive to the earth’s deepest point, the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench. Image: Mark Thiessen/NatGeoCreative.

28 Sep 2018

Full Ocean Depth
HMAS AE1 Report

18 Sep 2018

Solving Australia’s most enduring Naval mystery
Boomgates at Darwin

15 Aug 2018

Nationwide support for Maritime Heritage

04 Jun 2018

Identifying the cannons from HMS Bounty

23 May 2018

New Ideas on Old Wars - The Archaeology of War