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.

24 Aug 2012

The sinking of TAHITI - a disaster captured on film

10 Aug 2012

No need to excavate - the wreck of the Buster (1893)

07 Aug 2012

Shaping the unknown land to the South

09 Jul 2012

Happy 100th birthday Carl Halvorsen

19 Jun 2012

Object of the Week: The many lives and deaths of the tug HERO

14 Jun 2012

Restoring hope and a fishing boat called ‘Freedom’

13 Jun 2012

Through the eyes of a 13 year old

05 Jun 2012

24 years ago today

23 May 2012

Object of the Week : The convict artist Richard Browne