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.

01 May 2017

Reflections on a piece of pewter: The Hartog plate

07 Apr 2017

Cook and Banks: Charting the rumoured great Southern Land

03 Apr 2017

Keeping HMB Endeavour in ship shape

26 Jan 2017

January 26: One day, many meanings

19 Sep 2016

A Chance Encounter: Dirk Hartog’s Landing in 1616

19 Apr 2016

Cook and the 'Swan of Litchfield'

19 Feb 2016

D’Urville and his navy of discovery

25 Jan 2016

The many meanings of Australia Day – celebration, commemoration and contestation

10 Nov 2015

"She will be the first woman that has ever made it"