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.

Waves

13 Dec 2019

Encounters around Australia: Investigating our history

12 Dec 2019

Announcing the winners: 2017 biennial maritime history prizes
Four individuals lowering 20 tiles attached to a board into the water for a scientific experiment

09 Dec 2019

Science at work: Settlement plates and space invaders
Inger Lundberg standing in a museum store

09 Dec 2019

From Aland to Australia: Inger Lundberg on the historic ship Pommern

09 Dec 2019

Timelapse - Sea Monsters exhibition install
Dripping water tap

03 Dec 2019

10 ways to save water at home
James Hunter conducts a photogrammetric survey of Herald’s starboard boiler. A lighting array was used to illuminate the wreck site and resulted in imagery that was a vast improvement over photographs collected by the team in 2019. Image Irini Malliaros

01 Dec 2019

PS Herald Revisited
Toddler jumping in puddle

28 Nov 2019

5 things to do with kids on a rainy day
War canoes leave the beach at the K and K festival. Photo: David Payne, ANMM

27 Nov 2019

Visiting the Huhu Bay War Canoe Festival