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.

19 Apr 2016

Cook and the 'Swan of Litchfield'

21 Mar 2016

Captain Cook, whisky and smallpox

16 Mar 2016

Living Waters: Shellwork in Indigenous Art and Culture

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"

07 Sep 2015

Saltwater Barks go to Istanbul
Undiscovered #9 Michael Cook © 2010 ANMM Collection

06 Jul 2015

Celebrating NAIDOC week 2015 – Michael Cook’s Undiscovered

11 May 2015

Commemoration and contestation at Kurnell