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.

12 Jan 2021

Paradise Lost: Daniel Solander's legacy
Australian military observers being welcomed by Republican officers in Yogyakarta on 14 September 1947. National Library of Australia.

17 Aug 2020

75th anniversary of Indonesian independence
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
Painting of James Cook

20 Apr 2020

Mythbusting Cook: Fact fiction and total fallacy
The three youth ambassadors

15 Apr 2020

Paths for peace: High school students reflect on World War II in the Pacific
Cooked 2020. Image courtesy Jake Duczynski

22 Dec 2019

Cook in the curriculum: An opportunity to re-evaluate Cook's place in history
Toddler jumping in puddle

28 Nov 2019

5 things to do with kids on a rainy day
Jeffrey Fox working on the cameo medallion of Sir Joseph Banks

08 Oct 2019

Bligh and Banks: Preserving a piece of history
lighthouse

23 Aug 2019

Blackbirding: Australia's slave trade?