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.

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
Marie and Michel Nehme at Fairlane Farm, Nehme vineyard, Yenda, 1988. All images reproduced courtesy Julie Nehme

10 Jan 2019

Wine and poetry
Ship Log

08 Nov 2018

William Bradley’s log of HMS Sirius

25 Oct 2018

Governor Bligh, Loyalists and Usurpers
Welcome Wall Unveiling

25 Sep 2018

Welcome Wall
Pitcairn Island

29 Aug 2018

Life and death in paradise

24 Aug 2018

Science and secrets of Sydney Harbour
Chinese Junkets

21 Aug 2018

Chinese junks and Australian sampans
Cane farmers

06 Aug 2018

Operation Kangaroo