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.

25th Anniversary of Commonwealth Recognition of the discrimination imposed on the Australian South Sea Islanders (ASSI) community

25 Aug 2021

Australian South Sea Islander Recognition Day: Flying the flag for Australia's displaced Pacific community

30 Jul 2021

Sea Country and the Saltwater Collection
HMAS Onslow

04 Jul 2021

History highlights: HMAS Onslow 51 years on
ICLA laser dinghys racing on Sydney Harbour.  Image courtesy Jon West

17 Jun 2021

The Laser Dinghy at half century
RMMS Aorangi off North Head, Sydney, 1939. Samuel J Hood Studio, National Maritime Collection, 00020213

12 May 2021

A 1929 Ruby Princess prequel: The Aorangi quarantine incident

18 Feb 2021

Whale, whale, whale, what do we have here?

12 Jan 2021

Paradise Lost: Daniel Solander's legacy
Gina Sinozich, We are sailing the Suez Canal on our way to Australia, 2003. ANMM Collection Gift from Gina Sinozich 00037916

17 Nov 2020

Sail, steam and Suez views

03 Nov 2020

The Greycliffe ferry disaster