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

10 May 2017

The Batavia tapestry

03 Apr 2017

Keeping HMB Endeavour in ship shape

28 Mar 2017

75 years ago today a queen arrived in Sydney

12 Jan 2017

Throwback Thursday: American troopship convoy departs for Australia 1942

30 Dec 2016

Ken Warby and life lessons

22 Dec 2016

A Polish ship, British children and caring Sydneysiders captured in concrete

20 Dec 2016

BIG IS BETTER: 'Ovation of the Seas' comes to Australia.

13 Dec 2016

Waves of history: Inspecting a historic surf craft in Tathra

25 Nov 2016

Wild Ocean Woman: Kay Cottee’s ‘First Lady’

Australian Register of Historic Vessels

Explore the definitive online repository for vessels with significance to Australia's maritime history
SEARCH THE REGISTER

 

Events and Activities

Event

Sail on Duyfken
Habitat

Vessel

HMB Endeavour

Exhibition

Kay Cottee

Read More

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

Videos

SEE ALL
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