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.

Green corals underwater

11 Jun 2020

World Oceans Day: Innovation of the Seas
Painting of James Cook

20 Apr 2020

Mythbusting Cook: Fact fiction and total fallacy
Photograph showing a number of sharks in the ocean

10 Feb 2020

Ten interesting facts about sharks
Cooked 2020. Image courtesy Jake Duczynski

22 Dec 2019

Cook in the curriculum: An opportunity to re-evaluate Cook's place in history
Image showing ocean and sand

20 Dec 2019

5 secret beaches you have to visit in Australia
Four individuals lowering 20 tiles attached to a board into the water for a scientific experiment

09 Dec 2019

Science at work: Settlement plates and space invaders
Dripping water tap

03 Dec 2019

10 ways to save water at home
Itata shipwreck - Sydney Harbour

20 Sep 2019

4 surprising shipwrecks of Sydney Harbour
Dr Vanessa Pirotta (second version)

12 Sep 2019

Whales and wonder with Dr Vanessa Pirotta