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.

12 Feb 2016

Scrimshaw: A Whaler’s Pastime

08 Dec 2015

What do Cook, Nelson and bunnies have in common?

26 Nov 2015

Lord Howe Island by flying boat: a golden age in colour and B & W, c 1951-1959

26 Nov 2015

‘You are all my friends’. Indonesia’s first Prime Minister addresses the Australian people in 1945

13 Nov 2015

The Pentateuch that made three voyages on the SS Great Britain

12 Nov 2015

Who do I think they are? Searching for copyright

10 Nov 2015

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

05 Nov 2015

P & O makes history in Sydney Harbour. Photographs by Gervais Purcell

29 Oct 2015

What’s your all-time top 10 books about boats?