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.

25 Sep 2016

Those who've come across the seas: New names unveiled on the Welcome Wall

19 Sep 2016

A Chance Encounter: Dirk Hartog’s Landing in 1616

19 Apr 2016

Cook and the 'Swan of Litchfield'

19 Feb 2016

D’Urville and his navy of discovery

25 Jan 2016

The many meanings of Australia Day – celebration, commemoration and contestation

22 Jan 2016

'The greatest threat to our oceans is ignorance'

10 Nov 2015

"She will be the first woman that has ever made it"

22 Jun 2015

A new artificial reef at the Australian National Maritime Museum

11 May 2015

Commemoration and contestation at Kurnell