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.

Sculpting the Kronosaurus using VR

21 Aug 2019

Sea Monsters: Creating 3D models of prehistoric ocean predators
Conservator Katie Wood using tweezers to place tiny pieces of Japanese tissue paper to repair the tear across the horizontal fold line

02 Aug 2019

Repairing the Past: Shining a light on Frances Bligh's letter
Reflected IR photograph, created by the conservation team to study the Blaeu globe. Image: Katie Wood/ANMM.

04 Jul 2019

What's in the world?
Image: Kate Pentecost/ANMM.

03 Jul 2019

Oh buoy!

08 Jan 2019

Rusticles and wrecks
Monsters of the Deep

31 Oct 2018

Monsters of the deep
Book Conservation

09 Aug 2018

Beyond a book's cover

04 Jun 2018

Identifying the cannons from HMS Bounty
Lighthouse 3D

31 Aug 2017

Capturing a lighthouse in 3D