Our exhibition The Nansen Photographs has opened in Germany at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin where it can be seen in its German translation Reise ans Ende der Welt. There is also a new German translation of the book, available here.
Heroic Discoveries Lecture
In the last decade three of polar history’s most famous wrecks have been discovered. Distinguished explorers and bestselling authors John Geiger and Mensun Bound will present the sensational discoveries of John Franklin’s HMS Erebus and Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance. NOK 150,- Only 100 tickets available! Tickets can be booked from the link in this PDF. Please […]
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from The Fram Museum!
A big thank you to everyone who has visited us this year, and for the support both at the museum and online with interactions on our posts and shares, and the continuing excitement for all of polar history! Here is a video from christmas eve aboard the Fram in 1910, when the crew was celebrating […]
The Fram Museum is open during the holidays! 🎄
The Fram Museum is open every day of the year, and of course that includes christmas and new years! So whether you`re visiting to experience the exciting polar history, or getting some shopping done, you`re very welcome to the museum, every day 10-17!🎄
The “race” to the South Pole
Today we commemorate Roald Amundsen’s achievement of being first to the South Pole and also remember the tragic fate that befell Robert Falcon Scott and his men. This animated video gives a great stage by stage overview of the two expeditions’ struggle towards the farthest south in the world and back. Animation by Sarner.
World Antarctica day, December 1st
The World Antarctica day takes place every year and celebrates Antarctica and the day when the Antarctic Treaty was signed in 1959. Here are some photos of Carsten Borchgrevink’s hut at Cape Adare, built in 1899, -the oldest staning structure in Antarctica.
The 2022 Amundsen Memorial Lectures
were held this weekend and it was a great success! 130 guest enjoyed two days of polar themed lectures, a movie, a field trip and an 8-course dinner, recreating the 1906 dinner held in Roald Amundsen’s honor after his return from having conquered the Northwest Passage.
New Daily Mail Article: The Arctic lost to time: Amazing archive photos chart a daring 19th-century attempt to reach the North Pole
The Nansen Photographs and the first Fram expedition are featured in a new article in the Daily Mail. Have a read by clicking the link below to get a sneak peek at the book, then head on over to our webshop to purchase the book yourself! https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-11453221/New-book-Nansen-Photographs-reveals-astonishing-photos-epic-1890s-North-Pole-expedition.html https://frammuseum.no/shop/nb/product/the-nansen-photographs/
The Gjøa building will be closed on Saturday 26th of November, due to a private event.
The rest of the Fram Museum is open as usual.