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.

15 Jan 2016

A tribute to Robert Oatley AO BEM

08 Jan 2016

Ecuadorian navy training tall ship Guayas arrives at the museum

26 Nov 2015

Lord Howe Island by flying boat: a golden age in colour and B & W, c 1951-1959

26 Nov 2015

‘You are all my friends’. Indonesia’s first Prime Minister addresses the Australian people in 1945

05 Nov 2015

P & O makes history in Sydney Harbour. Photographs by Gervais Purcell

29 Oct 2015

What’s your all-time top 10 books about boats?

26 Oct 2015

How do you x-ray a fish? Inside the Smithsonian’s National Collection of Fishes

09 Oct 2015

A museum of dioramas

07 Oct 2015

A Pinisi fleet and the Bahari Museum - Indonesian maritime heritage in Jakarta