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

25 Oct 2018

Make it at home: miniature garden terrariums

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