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.

Ghost net turtle in the water of Erub Island. Image: Erub Arts.

30 Jan 2019

Ghost nets
Bligh hero

26 Jan 2019

Bligh and the Rum Rebellion
This humble fishing trawler led a double life during World War II as part of Operation Jaywick. Image: Andrew Frolows/ANMM.

09 Jan 2019

Operation Jaywick

08 Jan 2019

Rusticles and wrecks

25 Oct 2018

Governor Bligh, Loyalists and Usurpers
Sunset over Needles

18 Oct 2018

Caring for collections at 'Maat' Lighthouse
James Cameron

16 Oct 2018

A tale of two watches
Krait

15 Oct 2018

Operation diorama
James Cameron

10 Oct 2018

Three ways to embrace your inner sea scientist