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.

26 Jan 2017

January 26: One day, many meanings

13 Dec 2016

Waves of history: Inspecting a historic surf craft in Tathra

19 Sep 2016

A Chance Encounter: Dirk Hartog’s Landing in 1616

19 Apr 2016

Cook and the 'Swan of Litchfield'

19 Feb 2016

D’Urville and his navy of discovery
Sailing off Coal Point, c.1935. Photographer unknown. Image: Lake Macquarie Community Heritage Photography collection

15 Feb 2016

Applications for MMAPSS 2016-2017 grants now open

25 Jan 2016

The many meanings of Australia Day – celebration, commemoration and contestation

10 Nov 2015

"She will be the first woman that has ever made it"

30 Jul 2015

Shark attack in Sydney Harbour