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
Bligh hero

26 Jan 2019

Bligh and the Rum Rebellion
Passengers become amateur navigators as they trace their vessel’s progress on a long 19th century sea voyage. From ‘Scenes on board an Australian emigrant ship’, The Illustrated London News, 1848.  ANMM Collection 00003594

15 Jan 2019

Of stars and jellyfish
Ship Log

08 Nov 2018

William Bradley’s log of HMS Sirius
Monsters of the Deep

31 Oct 2018

Monsters of the deep

25 Oct 2018

Governor Bligh, Loyalists and Usurpers
Sunset over Needles

18 Oct 2018

Caring for collections at 'Maat' Lighthouse
Container cushions

21 Sep 2018

What percentage of goods do you think travel by sea?