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.

Australian nurses preparing to depart Sydney, May 1940. Photographer: Samuel J Hood Studio, ANMM Collection 00020450

10 Apr 2019

In celebration of military nurses
The young crew aboard HMAS Voyage. Image: John Withers.

12 Feb 2019

Speaking of history
Bligh hero

26 Jan 2019

Bligh and the Rum Rebellion
This humble fishing trawler led a double life during World War II as part of Operation Jaywick. Image: Andrew Frolows/ANMM.

09 Jan 2019

Operation Jaywick

25 Oct 2018

Governor Bligh, Loyalists and Usurpers
Pitcairn Island

29 Aug 2018

Life and death in paradise

04 Jun 2018

Identifying the cannons from HMS Bounty

22 Jan 2018

The loss of HMAS Patricia Cam

25 Dec 2017

Flashback to Christmas 1942