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.

Krait

15 Oct 2018

Operation diorama
James Cameron

10 Oct 2018

Three ways to embrace your inner sea scientist
On March 26 2012 Cameron made a record-breaking solo dive to the earth’s deepest point, the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench. Image: Mark Thiessen/NatGeoCreative.

28 Sep 2018

Full Ocean Depth
Restoring Krait

26 Sep 2018

Restoring Krait
Container cushions

21 Sep 2018

What percentage of goods do you think travel by sea?
HMAS AE1 Report

18 Sep 2018

Solving Australia’s most enduring Naval mystery
Pitcairn Island

29 Aug 2018

Life and death in paradise
Chinese Junkets

21 Aug 2018

Chinese junks and Australian sampans
Hobart

01 Aug 2018

Villain or victim? The story of convict Ann Norman