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.

search and rescue hat

19 Mar 2013

How to make a search and rescue hat

18 Feb 2013

Canoes and culture at Saltwater Freshwater for Australia Day

07 Jan 2013

Two men in a boat - Opening of 2013 Sydney Festival

21 Dec 2012

Cooktown: The museum heads north for a week

07 Dec 2012

Australia’s first watercraft – Tales from ‘100 Stories’

17 Oct 2012

The plywood yuki project - Gumleaf

05 Jul 2012

Object of the Week : Kunmatj (small dilly bag)

01 Jun 2012

Day Two: Nawi – Exploring Australia’s Indigenous watercraft

01 Jun 2012

Day One: Nawi – Exploring Australia’s Indigenous watercraft