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.

Needlework sampler made by Julia Donovan on board Carnatic en route to Australia, 1879

28 Jul 2015

A migration story in stitch

05 May 2015

370 new names unveiled on the Welcome Wall

30 Apr 2015

A fishing boat called Freedom: the story of Tu Do

11 Nov 2014

Researching your family's child migrant history

04 Apr 2014

Blasting the Zeewijk cannon: Conservation in action

27 Feb 2014

Australian-Chinese junks and sampans

24 Feb 2014

Apologies, anniversaries and hidden histories

23 Jan 2014

Waves of migration returns on Australia Day

03 Jan 2014

Goat Island – Conservation Kayaking