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.

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?
Sylvia Earle celebrating the ocean at the top of the world [Michael Aw]

13 Sep 2019

Her deepness: Dr Sylvia Earle
Arctic puffins, Svalbard. Image Michael Aw

25 Jul 2019

Elysium Arctic: Artists for social change
Award-wining photographer Michael Aw discusses his passion for conservation and wildlife photography.

28 Feb 2019

Capturing nature, before it disappears

22 Jan 2018

The loss of HMAS Patricia Cam

25 Dec 2017

Flashback to Christmas 1942

20 Dec 2017

A Hawaiian Friendship Ceremony, Part II: Pledging Peace in the Pacific

04 Dec 2017

A Hawaiian Friendship Ceremony: Marking 75 years of War and Peace in the Pacific

08 Aug 2017

In the dead of night: The Battle of Savo Island