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.

Curator of Ocean Science and Technology at the Australian National Maritime Museum – Emily Jateff

23 May 2019

Fast Five - Quick Questions with Maritime Archaeologist Emily Jateff
Motor Boating magazine, 1963

17 May 2019

Style Files: vintage fashion in boating magazines
Two women and a baby. Photo: Samuel J Hood. ANMMCollection 00034602

10 May 2019

Remembering the marvelous maritime mothers
Gervaise Purcell, 1954 hats

07 May 2019

Hats off to Gervaise Purcell
Jonesy

29 Apr 2019

The spirit of adventure
Japanned papier-mâché tea tray bearing the patent mark of Henry Clay and painted with a scene of the death of Captain Cook. Image Andrew Frolows/ANMM

15 Apr 2019

Anyone for tea?
Australian nurses preparing to depart Sydney, May 1940. Photographer: Samuel J Hood Studio, ANMM Collection 00020450

10 Apr 2019

In celebration of military nurses
Sailors' weather lore - myth or meterology? Image: moisseyev/istock.

23 Mar 2019

Red sky at night, sailor's delight?

11 Mar 2019

When going to the beach required pyjamas