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

15 Feb 2016

Applications for MMAPSS 2016-2017 grants now open

22 Jan 2016

'The greatest threat to our oceans is ignorance'

22 Jun 2015

A new artificial reef at the Australian National Maritime Museum

31 Mar 2015

MMAPSS travel to regional NSW

05 Mar 2015

Turning the Plastic Tide

10 Feb 2015

How MMAPSS is Funding Australia's Maritime Heritage

17 Nov 2014

Creating art from ghost nets

30 Oct 2014

Why save whales?

29 Oct 2014

Whale evolution and adaptation