Historic Vessels

Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into our vessels, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

 

Highlights

 

Articles

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
HMAS AE1 Report

18 Sep 2018

Solving Australia’s most enduring Naval mystery

10 Apr 2018

Catch the classics up close this weekend

19 Mar 2018

Grand times at Geelong

28 Feb 2018

The sad fate of HMAS Perth (I)

Australian Register of Historic Vessels

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Events and Activities

Event

Sail on Duyfken
Habitat

Vessel

HMB Endeavour

Exhibition

Kay Cottee

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Encounters 2020
Encounters 2020
Cooks Voyage Game
Cook's Voyages Game
Navigate by the stars
The HMB Endeavour's Voyage of Exploration

Videos

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Kay Cottee - Steering Blackmores First Lady with foot across the Pacific Ocean. ANMM Collection, reproduced courtesy Kay Cottee.
Seclusion at Sea
Restricted 21-Foot Class Racing Yacht, Tasmania
Famous Restricted 21-Foot Class Racing Yachts
Krait
Rot to Ritz