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.

shipwreck, vessel, sea

12 Dec 2021

Sanyo Maru shipwrecked off Arnhem Land
shipwreck, vessel, sea

12 Dec 2021

Sanyo Maru shipwrecked off Arnhem Land
Pearling lugger at work in Broome, Western Australia, c 1926. Photographer R A Bourne. Reproduced courtesy National Library of Australia

28 Jun 2021

A pearling pioneer: Remembering the Manilamen
Pearling lugger at work in Broome, Western Australia, c 1926. Photographer R A Bourne. Reproduced courtesy National Library of Australia

28 Jun 2021

A pearling pioneer: Remembering the Manilamen

29 Mar 2021

A Greek odyssey: Hellenism and repatriation

21 Jan 2021

Beach Couture: Art and activism for the oceans

12 Jan 2021

Paradise Lost: Daniel Solander's legacy

16 Dec 2020

A leap of faith

15 Dec 2020

A Mile in my Shoes