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.

James Hunter (left) and Kieran Hosty use baseline-offset mapping to record the hull structure in South Australian's bow

22 May 2020

Bound for 'South Australian': South Australia's oldest known shipwreck found

22 May 2020

Drafting an archaeological site plan

22 May 2020

Drafting an archaeological site plan
Arthur Pringle as a lieutenant in 1899. Image courtesy of Eliots of Port Eliot

21 May 2020

'Ever your loving son': Arthur Pringle and his letters home

01 May 2020

Pirate School with Captain Grognose Johnny

01 May 2020

Pirate School with Captain Grognose Johnny
Painting of James Cook

20 Apr 2020

Mythbusting Cook: Fact fiction and total fallacy
The three youth ambassadors

15 Apr 2020

Paths for peace: High school students reflect on World War II in the Pacific

07 Apr 2020

Make your own goofy gastroliths - prehistoric pet rocks