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.

War canoes leave the beach at the K and K festival. Photo: David Payne, ANMM

27 Nov 2019

Visiting the Huhu Bay War Canoe Festival
This photo is thought to show Frederick Christensen (centre) in front of his rooms at 151 George Street, Sydney, in the 1890s. Courtesy Christine Fraser

25 Oct 2019

Hook line and sinker: A reminder of Old Sydney
Dr Espen Knutsen

10 Oct 2019

Unearthing paleontology: Ten questions with Dr Espen Knutsen
The Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter known as Tiger 75 installed some eight metres above the ground in the museum’s Navy Gallery.

09 Oct 2019

Hello, Tiger! A new RAN helicopter goes on display
Kid Curators (left to right: Kia'zen and Ki'lulu Leggett, Jonah Baran-Temperley)

04 Oct 2019

Sea Monsters: Q&A with our curious kid curators
Sample wallpaper for Sea Monsters [Hawke Graphics]

30 Sep 2019

Underwater graphics: Designing Sea Monsters
Tylosaurus. Image courtesy Gabriel Ugueto

12 Sep 2019

Paleoart: Impressions of prehistoric predators
lighthouse

23 Aug 2019

Blackbirding: Australia's slave trade?
Sculpting the Kronosaurus using VR

21 Aug 2019

Sea Monsters: Creating 3D models of prehistoric ocean predators