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.

Passengers watch from the deck of City of Sydney as Skaubryn burns in the Indian Ocean, 1958. ANMM Collection Gift from Barbara Alysen ANMS0214[005]. Reproduced courtesy International Organisation for Migration

15 Jan 2019

Four ships, one lifeboat
Passengers become amateur navigators as they trace their vessel’s progress on a long 19th century sea voyage. From ‘Scenes on board an Australian emigrant ship’, The Illustrated London News, 1848.  ANMM Collection 00003594

15 Jan 2019

Of stars and jellyfish

08 Jan 2019

Rusticles and wrecks
Lace

09 Nov 2018

Lace and the displaced
Ship Log

08 Nov 2018

William Bradley’s log of HMS Sirius
Monsters of the Deep

31 Oct 2018

Monsters of the deep
James Cameron

16 Oct 2018

A tale of two watches
James Cameron

10 Oct 2018

Three ways to embrace your inner sea scientist

08 Oct 2018

60 years since the end of the dictation test