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.

10 May 2017

The Batavia tapestry

07 Apr 2017

Cook and Banks: Charting the rumoured great Southern Land

03 Apr 2017

Keeping HMB Endeavour in ship shape

28 Mar 2017

75 years ago today a queen arrived in Sydney

22 Feb 2017

Terrific times in Tasmania at the Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2017

07 Feb 2017

Ready for Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2017

12 Jan 2017

Throwback Thursday: American troopship convoy departs for Australia 1942

30 Dec 2016

Ken Warby and life lessons

22 Dec 2016

A Polish ship, British children and caring Sydneysiders captured in concrete