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.

Wild Oats

20 Oct 2017

Wild Oats XI: A giant of Australian racing

16 Oct 2017

Lucky Ship

08 Sep 2017

Meeting the descendants from a disaster at sea
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

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