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.
19 Mar 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 is turning many eyes back to 1919. Coinciding with the end of World War I, the risk of ‘Spanish’ flu coming to Australia aboard troop transports was very real. Dr Peter Hobbins explores what troopship records reveal about life, death and discipline during the pneumonic influenza pandemic.Read more
19 Dec 2019
Naval crewman Shane Pashley recalls what it was like descending into a dark part of the Tasman Sea to rescue two crewmembers during the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.Read more
09 Oct 2019
The museum recently welcomed a new addition to its Navy Gallery – a Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter that served in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) between 1988 and 2017.Read more