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.

War canoes leave the beach at the K and K festival. Photo: David Payne, ANMM

27 Nov 2019

Visiting the Huhu Bay War Canoe Festival
lighthouse

23 Aug 2019

Blackbirding: Australia's slave trade?
Stargazing. Image: iStock

09 Aug 2019

What is Indigenous astronomy? We spoke to two experts to find out
The five nawi from Yula Punaal 2019. Photo: David Payne.

05 Jul 2019

Attending a Cultural Camp to make nawi canoes, rope and coolamons
Brett Leavy

01 Jul 2019

Fast Five – Quick Questions with Virtual Heritage Jedi, Brett Leavy
The bronze statue of Yarri and Jacky in the main street of Gundagai. Photograph Stephen Gapps

18 Apr 2019

Posthumous bravery awards for heroic 1852 flood rescues
Ghost net turtle in the water of Erub Island. Image: Erub Arts.

30 Jan 2019

Ghost nets
On March 26 2012 Cameron made a record-breaking solo dive to the earth’s deepest point, the bottom of the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench. Image: Mark Thiessen/NatGeoCreative.

28 Sep 2018

Full Ocean Depth
HMAS AE1 Report

18 Sep 2018

Solving Australia’s most enduring Naval mystery