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.

Chinese Junkets

21 Aug 2018

Chinese junks and Australian sampans
Cane farmers

06 Aug 2018

Operation Kangaroo
Hobart

01 Aug 2018

Villain or victim? The story of convict Ann Norman

12 Jul 2018

A gesture of kindness, Lord Nelson and the crew of the HMS Cordelia

09 May 2018

Welcome Wall May 2018

26 Feb 2018

Search and survival: Abraham Leeman and the Vergulde Draeck

14 Feb 2018

Two centuries of Chinese migration

13 Nov 2017

Napoleon's artists and their new views of Australia

05 Oct 2017

Fifty years of Turkish migration