Experience the richness of Australia's naval heritage through human stories of bravery, tragedy and triumph. Peer into the contents of a sailor's ditty box from the 1920s. Relive the dramatic three-day rescue of Tony Bullimore in 1997 and the "children overboard" affair of 2001. Find out why Commander Harry Bennett received his displayed Distinguished Service Order.
From its earliest days, the RAN has been as much about its servicemen and women as its operations, ships and technologies. From the viewing platform of this soaring gallery, you can watch a screening of 'Navy: Purpose, Fleet, People'.