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.

19 Feb 2016

D’Urville and his navy of discovery

25 Jan 2016

The many meanings of Australia Day – celebration, commemoration and contestation

10 Nov 2015

"She will be the first woman that has ever made it"

30 Jul 2015

Shark attack in Sydney Harbour

11 May 2015

Commemoration and contestation at Kurnell

01 May 2014

An expedition of conquest - Australia and the south west Pacific in WWI

26 Mar 2014

A mutiny of a different sort

13 Jan 2014

Australian pirate tales

26 Nov 2013

Reflections on Charlotte medal