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.

Chinese Junkets

21 Aug 2018

Chinese junks and Australian sampans
Cane farmers

06 Aug 2018

Operation Kangaroo
Hobart

01 Aug 2018

Villain or victim? The story of convict Ann Norman
Sea Country

30 Jul 2018

The battle for Sea Country legal rights
© Rosemary Gamajun Mamuniny/Copyright Agency, 2018. Woven skirt from Galiwin’ku (Elcho Island).

13 Jul 2018

Fibre art and fashion

12 Jul 2018

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

19 Jun 2018

Contested waterways - Aboriginal resistance in early colonial Sydney

04 Jun 2018

Identifying the cannons from HMS Bounty

09 May 2018

Welcome Wall May 2018