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.

Mr Bligh's Bad Language, by Greg Dening

13 Jun 2019

Problematic Profanity: William Bligh's Bad Language
Ghost net turtle in the water of Erub Island. Image: Erub Arts.

30 Jan 2019

Ghost nets
Bligh hero

26 Jan 2019

Bligh and the Rum Rebellion

25 Oct 2018

Governor Bligh, Loyalists and Usurpers
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
HMAS AE1 Report

18 Sep 2018

Solving Australia’s most enduring Naval mystery
Pitcairn Island

29 Aug 2018

Life and death in paradise

04 Jun 2018

Identifying the cannons from HMS Bounty

14 Feb 2018

Spirit figures from Arnhem Land