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.

12 Jul 2017

1967: When Australia First Won The Admiral's Cup (Part 1 of 2)
Senior men’s championship winners on the podium: 1 Midget Farrelly, Australia (centre), 2 Mike Doyle, California (left), 3 Joey Cabell, Hawaii (right).

04 Jul 2017

The Bulk of the Iceberg: What's NOT On Display at the Museum

20 Jun 2017

A Poignant Remnant from the 'Plucky little Ship Aurora'

16 Jun 2017

The world of Thomas Lawson: Big ships, books and sofas

14 Jun 2017

Midget submarine attack on Sydney 31 May – 1 June 1942

13 Jun 2017

Out of Hawaii: Surfing goes global with Australia’s King of the Surf

13 Jun 2017

Crafting a sensory forest
Casting and mold making

29 Mar 2017

Casting the past: How to make cheap, easy moulds and casts

27 Jan 2017

Chinese maritime traditions and Lunar New Year: It’s the Year of the Rooster… so bring on the Dragons!