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.

Eruption day

06 Sep 2017

Eruption day at Pompeii 79 AD
Dad

03 Sep 2017

Sailing with the Captain on Father's Day

24 Aug 2017

Soundtrack to the sea
Admiral's cup

10 Aug 2017

1967: When Australia First Won The Admiral’s Cup (Part 2 of 2)

01 Aug 2017

Finds from the Fields of Fire: The other volcano on the Bay of Naples
Persuasion

25 Jul 2017

Revisiting Persuasion: Jane Austen's naval novel
Lustre: Pearling and Australia traces the fascinating heritage of pearling across the north of Australia, from Shark Bay to the Torres Strait Islands.

18 Jul 2017

Lustre - A history of pearls, shells and people

12 Jul 2017

1967: When Australia First Won The Admiral's Cup (Part 1 of 2)
Senior men’s championship winners on the podium: 1 Midget Farrelly, Australia (centre), 2 Mike Doyle, California (left), 3 Joey Cabell, Hawaii (right).

04 Jul 2017

The Bulk of the Iceberg: What's NOT On Display at the Museum