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.

31 May 2016

Songlines: The art of navigating the Indigenous world

27 May 2016

Raising the flag for National Reconciliation Week 2016: ‘Our History, Our Story, Our Future’

19 Apr 2016

Cook and the 'Swan of Litchfield'

21 Mar 2016

Captain Cook, whisky and smallpox

16 Mar 2016

Living Waters: Shellwork in Indigenous Art and Culture

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"