Find out what's currently exhibiting, and upcoming exhibitions to get excited about.


Discover science, technology & exploration.

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MV KRAIT, 1989. Photographer Victoria Fernandez (ANMM)

This year is the 75th anniversary of the daring raid.

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26 Sep 2018 - 26 Feb 2019

Operation Jaywick
Sharks and Humanity| Image: LI JIWEI, Don’t Copy II, kinetic work, dimensions variable. Plastic, propylene, stainless steel, dynamo and lighting 2015

Showcasing work from some of China’s leading contemporary artists

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11 Dec 2018 - 02 Jun 2019

On Sharks & Humanity
Gapu-Monuk Saltwater: Journey to Sea Country

Journey to Sea Country

Discover the story of the Yolŋu people and the Blue Mud Bay legal case.

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09 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2019

Gapu-Monuk Saltwater
The Women of the River Country

Showcasing the stories of unique women from the mid-1800s to the present of their connections to the magnificent Murray Darling Basin.  

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08 Jul 2018 - 28 Feb 2019

The Women of River Country
© Rosemary Gamajun Mamuniny/Copyright Agency, 2018. Woven skirt from Galiwin’ku (Elcho Island).

Celebrating NAIDOC 2018: Because of her, we can!

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Undiscovered #9 Michael Cook © 2010 ANMM Collection

Undiscovered provides a contemporary Indigenous perspective of European settlement in Australia

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On the waterfront - Cape Bowling Green lighthouse

When you visit the Australian National Maritime Museum, be sure to wander along our beautiful waterfront space

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Actions Stations Pavillion

Explore the danger and drama of Navy life in this hi-tech and immersive exhibition.

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