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.

19 Oct 2012

The ‘indescribable horror’

28 Sep 2012

William Dampier - Buccaneer, Explorer, Hydrographer and sometime Captain

25 Aug 2012

Vivienne T

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’