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.
28 Jul 2017
Thirty years ago, field-research for the museum took me to a remote little Indonesian island called Raas in the Java Sea.Read more
12 Jul 2017
Fifty years ago, in August 1967, Australian yachting made history on the world stage, winning the Admiral’s Cup event sailed in UK waters, then recognized as the unofficial world championship for ocean racing.Read more
20 Jun 2017
Today marks 100 years since the famous polar vessel Aurora left Newcastle, Australia with a cargo of coal, never to be seen again.Read more