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.

Green corals underwater

11 Jun 2020

World Oceans Day: Innovation of the Seas
Four individuals lowering 20 tiles attached to a board into the water for a scientific experiment

09 Dec 2019

Science at work: Settlement plates and space invaders
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
Sylvia Earle celebrating the ocean at the top of the world [Michael Aw]

13 Sep 2019

Her deepness: Dr Sylvia Earle
Dr Vanessa Pirotta (second version)

12 Sep 2019

Whales and wonder with Dr Vanessa Pirotta
Arctic puffins, Svalbard. Image Michael Aw

25 Jul 2019

Elysium Arctic: Artists for social change
Piecing together a 200 million year puzzle. Image: MNF/CSIRO

15 Mar 2019

Investigating a rocky relationship
Clean Up Australia Day at the Museum, 2019. With our partners Silentworld Foundation.

04 Mar 2019

Dredged Up