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
Marie and Michel Nehme at Fairlane Farm, Nehme vineyard, Yenda, 1988. All images reproduced courtesy Julie Nehme

10 Jan 2019

Wine and poetry
This humble fishing trawler led a double life during World War II as part of Operation Jaywick. Image: Andrew Frolows/ANMM.

09 Jan 2019

Operation Jaywick

08 Jan 2019

Rusticles and wrecks
Monsters of the Deep

31 Oct 2018

Monsters of the deep

25 Oct 2018

Governor Bligh, Loyalists and Usurpers
James Cameron

16 Oct 2018

A tale of two watches
James Cameron

10 Oct 2018

Three ways to embrace your inner sea scientist
Restoring Krait

26 Sep 2018

Restoring Krait