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.

Pitcairn Island

29 Aug 2018

Life and death in paradise
Chinese Junkets

21 Aug 2018

Chinese junks and Australian sampans
Book Conservation

09 Aug 2018

Beyond a book's cover
Cane farmers

06 Aug 2018

Operation Kangaroo
Hobart

01 Aug 2018

Villain or victim? The story of convict Ann Norman

12 Jul 2018

A gesture of kindness, Lord Nelson and the crew of the HMS Cordelia

04 Jun 2018

Identifying the cannons from HMS Bounty

09 May 2018

Welcome Wall May 2018

16 Apr 2018

Underwater photographers in the field