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.

John Reardon, c 1910. Courtesy Torpedo Bay Navy Museum.

25 Apr 2019

Remembering AE1’s lone New Zealander
Australian nurses preparing to depart Sydney, May 1940. Photographer: Samuel J Hood Studio, ANMM Collection 00020450

10 Apr 2019

In celebration of military nurses
Award-wining photographer Michael Aw discusses his passion for conservation and wildlife photography.

28 Feb 2019

Capturing nature, before it disappears
The young crew aboard HMAS Voyage. Image: John Withers.

12 Feb 2019

Speaking of history
A regular blog from the Endeavour crew was they sail.

03 Feb 2019

HMB Endeavour voyaging: Sydney to Hobart
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