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.

29 Mar 2021

A Greek odyssey: Hellenism and repatriation

10 Feb 2021

Tragedy and courage: The collision between HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Voyager

10 Feb 2021

The sad fate of the HMS Perth

12 Jan 2021

Paradise Lost: Daniel Solander's legacy

16 Dec 2020

A leap of faith

10 Dec 2020

Family and a fresh start
Henry Lippmann (centre, with hand on chin) during a lesson at the Jewish ORT school in Berlin, Germany, c 1939. ANMM Collection ANMS0219[007], gift from Henry Lippmann

07 Sep 2020

Behind barbed wire: Remembering the Dunera boys
The Wilson family outside their home in Concord, New South Wales, 1948. Reproduced courtesy Victor Wilson Jnr

28 Aug 2020

Fruits of faith: Finding a place to call home
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