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 Feb 2021

Tragedy and courage: The collision between HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Voyager

10 Feb 2021

The sad fate of the HMS Perth

21 Jan 2021

Beach Couture: Art and activism for the oceans
A discarded motorbike transforms from trash to treasure by creating habitat for small fish and invertebrate growth in the Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve off Manly

11 Sep 2020

Submerged secrets: Life thrives beneath Sydneys waterways
Image: Matt Hardy, Unsplash

04 Aug 2020

Fast Five: Quick questions with some of Australia's most important ocean defenders
Green corals underwater

11 Jun 2020

World Oceans Day: Innovation of the Seas
Military personnel photographed boarding Orsova in 1916

19 Mar 2020

A deadly shipmate: Surviving 'Spanish flu' aboard HMAT Orsova
The Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter known as Tiger 75 installed some eight metres above the ground in the museum’s Navy Gallery.

19 Dec 2019

Swirling seas and a dangerous descent: Tiger 75 and the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Four individuals lowering 20 tiles attached to a board into the water for a scientific experiment

09 Dec 2019

Science at work: Settlement plates and space invaders