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.

Bligh - Hero or Villain? Manipulated Portrait of Rea-Admiral William Bligh. Courtesy of National Library of Australia.

14 Sep 2019

'A bully and a bastard's bastard': Peter FitzSimons on William Bligh
Tylosaurus. Image courtesy Gabriel Ugueto

12 Sep 2019

Paleoart: Impressions of prehistoric predators
Bailey, WPY 2019

10 Sep 2019

A delighted doggo: Bailey reviews Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Plate 19 from  a catalogue of the rare and valuable shells which formed the celebrated collection of the late Mrs Bligh

29 Aug 2019

A sign of love: Elizabeth Bligh's shell collection
Alex powering through rough water which was gruelling on the body especially the right knee

28 Aug 2019

Fast Five: Quick questions with water skiing record holder Alex Luther
Smoking ceremony

23 Aug 2019

Flag Raising Ceremony: 25th Anniversary of Commonwealth recognition
Sculpting the Kronosaurus using VR

21 Aug 2019

Sea Monsters: Creating 3D models of prehistoric ocean predators
Michelle Lee at the Sydney International Boat Festival

15 Aug 2019

Fast Five: Quick questions with world record holder Michelle Lee
Stargazing. Image: iStock

09 Aug 2019

What is Indigenous astronomy? We spoke to two experts to find out