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

Lighthouse 3D

31 Aug 2017

Capturing a lighthouse in 3D
Nagega in PNG

29 Aug 2017

Searching for nagega in Papua New Guinea
a Sailau

28 Aug 2017

The Massim canoes of Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea
Building the lighthouse

20 Aug 2017

How to build a lighthouse

08 Aug 2017

How to move a lighthouse

07 Aug 2017

A wandering light: Cape Bowling Green lighthouse

28 Jul 2017

Sea Gypsies to Sultans: Meeting the mariners of the Java Sea

12 Jul 2017

1967: When Australia First Won The Admiral's Cup (Part 1 of 2)

20 Jun 2017

A Poignant Remnant from the 'Plucky little Ship Aurora'

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