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.

Painting of James Cook

20 Apr 2020

Mythbusting Cook: Fact fiction and total fallacy
Fern New Zealand

16 Mar 2020

Recognising the first anniversary of the Christchurch mosque attacks
Photograph of a woman digging on an archaeological site

04 Feb 2020

Digging for answers: Ten questions with Dr Anne Musser
Cooked 2020. Image courtesy Jake Duczynski

22 Dec 2019

Cook in the curriculum: An opportunity to re-evaluate Cook's place in history
Waves

13 Dec 2019

Encounters around Australia: Investigating our history
Classic Wooden Boat Festival 2018. Day 3 - Sunday 15, April 2018. Man in striped shirt and sailor's cap using an antique megaphone. MacDougall Photography for ANMM

11 Oct 2019

Classic & Wooden Boat Festival: Save the Date
Dr Espen Knutsen

10 Oct 2019

Unearthing paleontology: Ten questions with Dr Espen Knutsen
An iceberg superbly sculpted by wind and water, is lit by the Arctic sun. Gillian Clark, Eskimo Bay, 2015

24 Sep 2019

Polar opposites: What's the difference between the Arctic and Antarctica?
Sylvia Earle celebrating the ocean at the top of the world [Michael Aw]

13 Sep 2019

Her deepness: Dr Sylvia Earle