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.

02 Nov 2015

Remembrance Day and the War in the Pacific Virtual Excursion
Needlework sampler made by Julia Donovan on board Carnatic en route to Australia, 1879

28 Jul 2015

A migration story in stitch

05 May 2015

370 new names unveiled on the Welcome Wall

30 Apr 2015

A fishing boat called Freedom: the story of Tu Do

11 Nov 2014

Researching your family's child migrant history

27 Feb 2014

Australian-Chinese junks and sampans

24 Feb 2014

Apologies, anniversaries and hidden histories

23 Jan 2014

Waves of migration returns on Australia Day

09 Aug 2013

Suitcases, boats and bridges