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.

HMAS Onslow

04 Jul 2021

History highlights: HMAS Onslow 51 years on
ICLA laser dinghys racing on Sydney Harbour.  Image courtesy Jon West

17 Jun 2021

The Laser Dinghy at half century
RMMS Aorangi off North Head, Sydney, 1939. Samuel J Hood Studio, National Maritime Collection, 00020213

12 May 2021

A 1929 Ruby Princess prequel: The Aorangi quarantine incident

21 Jan 2021

Beach Couture: Art and activism for the oceans

12 Jan 2021

Paradise Lost: Daniel Solander's legacy

15 Dec 2020

A Mile in my Shoes

03 Nov 2020

The Greycliffe ferry disaster

26 Oct 2020

Fast Five: Quick questions with artist Tawhai Rickard
Australian military observers being welcomed by Republican officers in Yogyakarta on 14 September 1947. National Library of Australia.

17 Aug 2020

75th anniversary of Indonesian independence