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.

07 Feb 2017

Ready for Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2017

27 Jan 2017

Chinese maritime traditions and Lunar New Year: It’s the Year of the Rooster… so bring on the Dragons!

22 Dec 2016

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

25 Sep 2016

Those who've come across the seas: New names unveiled on the Welcome Wall

21 Mar 2016

The Little Guys: Puppets and Creating Harmony

30 Jul 2015

Shark attack in Sydney Harbour
Needlework sampler made by Julia Donovan on board Carnatic en route to Australia, 1879

28 Jul 2015

A migration story in stitch

15 Jul 2015

Warwick Hood AO 1932–2015

05 May 2015

370 new names unveiled on the Welcome Wall