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.

Container cushions

21 Sep 2018

What percentage of goods do you think travel by sea?
Pitcairn Island

29 Aug 2018

Life and death in paradise
Chinese Junkets

21 Aug 2018

Chinese junks and Australian sampans
Hobart

01 Aug 2018

Villain or victim? The story of convict Ann Norman
Sea Country

30 Jul 2018

The battle for Sea Country legal rights
© Rosemary Gamajun Mamuniny/Copyright Agency, 2018. Woven skirt from Galiwin’ku (Elcho Island).

13 Jul 2018

Fibre art and fashion

12 Jul 2018

A gesture of kindness, Lord Nelson and the crew of the HMS Cordelia

18 May 2018

The saga of Skaubryn

18 Apr 2018

Setting the Standard