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.

A hammerhead shark. Image: EXTREME-PHOTOGRAPHER via istock.

03 Apr 2019

So you think you know a thing or two about sharks
Black tip reef shark. Image: Global_Pics/iStock.

05 Feb 2019

Thinking about sharks
A regular blog from the Endeavour crew was they sail.

03 Feb 2019

HMB Endeavour voyaging: Sydney to Hobart
Ghost net turtle in the water of Erub Island. Image: Erub Arts.

30 Jan 2019

Ghost nets
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
Sunset over Needles

18 Oct 2018

Caring for collections at 'Maat' Lighthouse
Krait

15 Oct 2018

Operation diorama
Restoring Krait

26 Sep 2018

Restoring Krait
HMAS AE1 Report

18 Sep 2018

Solving Australia’s most enduring Naval mystery