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.

The Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter known as Tiger 75 installed some eight metres above the ground in the museum’s Navy Gallery.

09 Oct 2019

Hello, Tiger! A new RAN helicopter goes on display
An iceberg superbly sculpted by wind and water, is lit by the Arctic sun. Gillian Clark, Eskimo Bay, 2015

24 Sep 2019

Polar opposites: What's the difference between the Arctic and Antarctica?
Itata shipwreck - Sydney Harbour

20 Sep 2019

4 surprising shipwrecks of Sydney Harbour
Dr Vanessa Pirotta (second version)

12 Sep 2019

Whales and wonder with Dr Vanessa Pirotta
Alex powering through rough water which was gruelling on the body especially the right knee

28 Aug 2019

Fast Five: Quick questions with water skiing record holder Alex Luther
lighthouse

23 Aug 2019

Blackbirding: Australia's slave trade?
Smoking ceremony

23 Aug 2019

Flag Raising Ceremony: 25th Anniversary of Commonwealth recognition
Michelle Lee at the Sydney International Boat Festival

15 Aug 2019

Fast Five: Quick questions with world record holder Michelle Lee
Stargazing. Image: iStock

09 Aug 2019

What is Indigenous astronomy? We spoke to two experts to find out