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.

Multi-beam echo	sounder	image of SS Macumba. Image: CSIRO/Marine National Facility.

05 Apr 2019

High-tech wreck hunting on board the RV Investigator
Piecing together a 200 million year puzzle. Image: MNF/CSIRO

15 Mar 2019

Investigating a rocky relationship
: The author (right) and Irini Malliaros from the Silentworld Foundation use ‘old school’ methods to obtain measurements of the Admiralty Old Pattern Long-Shanked Anchor found in the shallows at Boot Reef. Image: Julia Sumerling/Silentworld Foundation.

07 Mar 2019

An anchor’s secrets revealed
Conducting the photogrammetry survey of M24, using underwater lights. Image: Steve Trewavas.

05 Mar 2019

Recording M24, the Japanese midget submarine
Clean Up Australia Day at the Museum, 2019. With our partners Silentworld Foundation.

04 Mar 2019

Dredged Up
Award-wining photographer Michael Aw discusses his passion for conservation and wildlife photography.

28 Feb 2019

Capturing nature, before it disappears
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