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.

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Emily Jateff

Artist's impression of Fabien Cousteau's Proteus™. Concept designs by Yves Béhar and fuseproject. Image courtesy Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center

15 Jul 2021

Engineering the impossible: The Proteus™ underwater habitat
The second pilot steamer  Captain Cook (II) was designed by W D Cruikshank and built at Mort’s Dock & Engineering Company in 1892. Used as a naval training ship during World War II, it was scuttled off Sydney in October 1947. Photographed c 1920 by William James Hall. ANMM Collection ANMS1092[015] Gift from Mr and Mrs Glassford

07 Aug 2020

'Not all beer and skittles': Sydney Harbour pilotage
Green corals underwater

11 Jun 2020

World Oceans Day: Innovation of the Seas
Black and white photograph of a ship

21 Dec 2019

Digitising our history: The tragedy of SS Federal

01 May 2019

A visit to Titanic
Multi-beam echo	sounder	image of SS Macumba. Image: CSIRO/Marine National Facility.

05 Apr 2019

High-tech wreck hunting on board the RV Investigator
On March 26 2012 Cameron made a record-breaking solo dive to the earth’s deepest point, the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench. Image: Mark Thiessen/NatGeoCreative.

28 Sep 2018

Full Ocean Depth

24 Aug 2018

Science and secrets of Sydney Harbour

08 Jun 2018

Introducing the Seabin project