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.

A hammerhead shark. Image: EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER via istock.

03 Apr 2019

So you think you know a thing or two about sharks
Black tip reef shark. Image: Global_Pics/iStock.

05 Feb 2019

Thinking about sharks

22 Jan 2018

The loss of HMAS Patricia Cam

25 Dec 2017

Flashback to Christmas 1942

20 Dec 2017

A Hawaiian Friendship Ceremony, Part II: Pledging Peace in the Pacific

04 Dec 2017

A Hawaiian Friendship Ceremony: Marking 75 years of War and Peace in the Pacific

08 Aug 2017

In the dead of night: The Battle of Savo Island

14 Jun 2017

Midget submarine attack on Sydney 31 May – 1 June 1942

12 May 2017

Dinner on an aircraft carrier: Remembering the Battle of the Coral Sea