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.

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
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

29 Jun 2017

A Ruff Review of Wildlife Photographer of the Year

28 Jun 2017

What Goes on Behind the Scenes of a Museum