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.

Heroes of Colonial Encounters - William Bligh, © Helen S Tiernan 2017, ANMM Collection 00055148

13 Jun 2019

William Bligh 101 – who was he and why should we care?
Mr Bligh's Bad Language, by Greg Dening

13 Jun 2019

Problematic Profanity: William Bligh's Bad Language
Stars and Stripes jumper, Gift from Audrey Capuano, ANMM Collection 00009354

07 Jun 2019

Stitched with love
Motor Boating magazine, 1963

17 May 2019

Style Files: vintage fashion in boating magazines
Two women and a baby. Photo: Samuel J Hood. ANMMCollection 00034602

10 May 2019

Remembering the marvelous maritime mothers
Gervaise Purcell, 1954 hats

07 May 2019

Hats off to Gervaise Purcell
Australian National Maritime Museum

03 May 2019

A MMAPSS intern reports for duty
Jonesy

29 Apr 2019

The spirit of adventure
Japanned papier-mâché tea tray bearing the patent mark of Henry Clay and painted with a scene of the death of Captain Cook. Image Andrew Frolows/ANMM

15 Apr 2019

Anyone for tea?