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.

Kieran Hosty getting ready to dive for Clean Up Australia Day

07 Mar 2020

Clean Up Australia Day
Krait

07 Mar 2020

Rot to Ritz
Kay Cottee - Steering Blackmores First Lady with foot across the Pacific Ocean. ANMM Collection, reproduced courtesy Kay Cottee.

07 Mar 2020

Seclusion at Sea
Restricted 21-Foot Class Racing Yacht, Tasmania

07 Mar 2020

Famous Restricted 21-Foot Class Racing Yachts
Rope Block Tackle

02 Mar 2020

Apply for funding: MMAPSS Grants and Internships
June and Herbert Edelman

24 Feb 2020

Love and migration
Women in their swimming costumes on the beach at Lindeman Island, Queensland, Christmas 1928

17 Feb 2020

Frolicking and Fossicking: Touring the Great Barrier Reef in 1928
Photograph showing a number of sharks in the ocean

10 Feb 2020

Ten interesting facts about sharks
Photograph of a woman digging on an archaeological site

04 Feb 2020

Digging for answers: Ten questions with Dr Anne Musser