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.

Persuasion

25 Jul 2017

Revisiting Persuasion: Jane Austen's naval novel
Lustre: Pearling and Australia traces the fascinating heritage of pearling across the north of Australia, from Shark Bay to the Torres Strait Islands.

18 Jul 2017

Lustre - A history of pearls, shells and people

12 Jul 2017

1967: When Australia First Won The Admiral's Cup (Part 1 of 2)
Senior men’s championship winners on the podium: 1 Midget Farrelly, Australia (centre), 2 Mike Doyle, California (left), 3 Joey Cabell, Hawaii (right).

04 Jul 2017

The Bulk of the Iceberg: What's NOT On Display at the Museum

29 Jun 2017

A Ruff Review of Wildlife Photographer of the Year

28 Jun 2017

What Goes on Behind the Scenes of a Museum

23 Jun 2017

Midwinter in Antarctica with Roald Amundsen

20 Jun 2017

A Poignant Remnant from the 'Plucky little Ship Aurora'

16 Jun 2017

The world of Thomas Lawson: Big ships, books and sofas