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.

Sailing off Coal Point, c.1935. Photographer unknown. Image: Lake Macquarie Community Heritage Photography collection

21 Aug 2017

Support for Maritime Heritage across Australia: MMAPSS grants 2017-2018

24 Jul 2017

The Shipwreck Hunter: An interview with David Mearns

29 May 2017

A Roman rostrum

05 Apr 2017

One last discovery : Kenn Reefs expedition, days 9 and 10
Morgans anchors at site KR11. Image: Julia Sumerling, Silentworld Foundation

07 Mar 2017

A ringing success: Kenn Reefs expedition, days 7 and 8

28 Feb 2017

Finding 'Hope' with a magnetometer: Kenn Reefs expedition, days 6 and 7

06 Feb 2017

Kenn Reefs expedition, day four (continued) and day five

31 Jan 2017

Kenn Reefs expedition, days one through four