Maritime Archaeology

Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime archaeology and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

 

Highlights

 

Articles

23 Feb 2015

‘The fate that launched a thousand ships’: What happened to the Franklin expedition?

23 Feb 2015

Ashmore Reef Expedition 2015 – Part Four

13 Feb 2015

Ashmore Reef Expedition 2015 – Part Three

12 Feb 2015

Ashmore Reef Expedition 2015 – Part Two

09 Feb 2015

Ashmore Reef Expedition 2015 - Part One

03 Jul 2014

Silent Anzac – Inside submarine AE2 for the first time in 100 years

14 May 2014

Possible discovery of Columbus’s flag ship SANTA MARIA (1492)

07 Dec 2013

Ferguson Reef archaeology expedition – 25 November

04 Dec 2013

Ferguson Reef archaeology expedition – 24 November
The shipwreck of Itata

ABC Radio: Shipwreck of Itata interview

Maritime Archaeologist Dr James Hunter discusses Itata, the ship that wouldn't sink in Newcastle Harbour, in 1906.
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Events and Activities

Habitat

Event

Badu by Erth
Habitat

Exhibition

Au Karem Ira Lamar Lu – Ghost Nets of the Ocean
The Arrival by Greg Samu, 2015. Courtesy of the artist.

Exhibition

HERE: Kupe to Cook

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Encounters 2020
Encounters 2020
Cooks Voyage Game
Cook's Voyages Game
Navigate by the stars
The HMB Endeavour's Voyage of Exploration

Videos

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Kieran Hosty getting ready to dive for Clean Up Australia Day
Clean Up Australia Day
Drafting an archaeological site plan
Searching for Royal Charlotte shipwreck, 2012
Searching for Royal Charlotte Shipwreck