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
Ship Log

08 Nov 2018

William Bradley’s log of HMS Sirius
Monsters of the Deep

31 Oct 2018

Monsters of the deep

25 Oct 2018

Governor Bligh, Loyalists and Usurpers
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
Hobart

01 Aug 2018

Villain or victim? The story of convict Ann Norman

12 Jul 2018

A gesture of kindness, Lord Nelson and the crew of the HMS Cordelia