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.

28 Feb 2022

The sad fate of HMAS Perth (I)
shipwreck, vessel, sea

12 Dec 2021

Sanyo Maru shipwrecked off Arnhem Land
shipwreck, vessel, sea

12 Dec 2021

Sanyo Maru shipwrecked off Arnhem Land
Wreck Seeker, an educational game by the Australian National Maritime Museum

23 Aug 2021

Wreck Seeker: New educational game uncovers underwater mysteries
Wreck Seeker, an educational game by the Australian National Maritime Museum

23 Aug 2021

Wreck Seeker: New educational game uncovers underwater mysteries
Screenshot from the PS 'Herald' VR experience

14 Sep 2020

The PS 'Herald' VR Experience: Seven students, one virtual dive
A small selection of the museum's Dunbar collection, purchased with the assistance of the Andrew Thyne Reid Charitable Trust

20 Aug 2020

The melancholy wreck of the 'Dunbar'