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.

Scott Gustetter, swimmer, at the 2002 Gay Games. © Paul Freeman Reproduced courtesy of Paul Freeman.

19 Feb 2019

Sea of Rainbow
Black tip reef shark. Image: Global_Pics/iStock.

05 Feb 2019

Thinking about sharks
Apply for funding - MMAPSS Grants and Internships

01 Feb 2019

MMAPSS grants and internships open
Friends of Tasman Island, Wildcare Inc. Image: via Rachel Chesmer.

31 Jan 2019

Following the Tasman Light

08 Jan 2019

Rusticles and wrecks
Monsters of the Deep

31 Oct 2018

Monsters of the deep
Container cushions

21 Sep 2018

What percentage of goods do you think travel by sea?
Browne Brothers

06 Sep 2018

Seeking the lost Browne boys: Spiritualism and grief
SLSC

04 Sep 2018

Saving a life at the beach