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.

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

21 Jan 2021

Beach Couture: Art and activism for the oceans

12 Jan 2021

Paradise Lost: Daniel Solander's legacy

15 Dec 2020

A Mile in my Shoes

26 Oct 2020

Fast Five: Quick questions with artist Tawhai Rickard
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'
Lucilla Ronai examining the large Frederick Elliot work comprising of many small watercolours. ANMM Collection 00054300

22 Jul 2020

Fixing the Frederick Elliott watercolours: A big conservation project of small paintings