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.

10 Feb 2021

The sad fate of the HMS Perth
Dr Carlie Wiener (second from left) speaking at the House Committee Hearing. Image courtesy Catherine Anderson

29 Sep 2020

Fast Five: Quick questions with Dr Carlie Wiener
Military personnel photographed boarding Orsova in 1916

19 Mar 2020

A deadly shipmate: Surviving 'Spanish flu' aboard HMAT Orsova
The Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter known as Tiger 75 installed some eight metres above the ground in the museum’s Navy Gallery.

19 Dec 2019

Swirling seas and a dangerous descent: Tiger 75 and the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

11 Nov 2019

Whispers from the deep
The Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter known as Tiger 75 installed some eight metres above the ground in the museum’s Navy Gallery.

09 Oct 2019

Hello, Tiger! A new RAN helicopter goes on display
Stars and Stripes jumper, Gift from Audrey Capuano, ANMM Collection 00009354

07 Jun 2019

Stitched with love
John Reardon, c 1910. Courtesy Torpedo Bay Navy Museum.

25 Apr 2019

Remembering AE1’s lone New Zealander
Australian nurses preparing to depart Sydney, May 1940. Photographer: Samuel J Hood Studio, ANMM Collection 00020450

10 Apr 2019

In celebration of military nurses