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 watch from the deck of City of Sydney as Skaubryn burns in the Indian Ocean, 1958. ANMM Collection Gift from Barbara Alysen ANMS0214[005]. Reproduced courtesy International Organisation for Migration

15 Jan 2019

Four ships, one lifeboat
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

25 Oct 2018

Make it at home: miniature garden terrariums
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