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.

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01 Feb 2019

MMAPSS grants and internships open
Friends of Tasman Island, Wildcare Inc. Image: via Rachel Chesmer.

31 Jan 2019

Following the Tasman Light
Ghost net turtle in the water of Erub Island. Image: Erub Arts.

30 Jan 2019

Ghost nets
This humble fishing trawler led a double life during World War II as part of Operation Jaywick. Image: Andrew Frolows/ANMM.

09 Jan 2019

Operation Jaywick
Monsters of the Deep

31 Oct 2018

Monsters of the deep
On March 26 2012 Cameron made a record-breaking solo dive to the earth’s deepest point, the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench. Image: Mark Thiessen/NatGeoCreative.

28 Sep 2018

Full Ocean Depth
Container cushions

21 Sep 2018

What percentage of goods do you think travel by sea?
HMAS AE1 Report

18 Sep 2018

Solving Australia’s most enduring Naval mystery
Browne Brothers

06 Sep 2018

Seeking the lost Browne boys: Spiritualism and grief