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BREAKING: Shackleton’s last ship, the Norwegian sealing vessel Quest discovered in the Labrador Sea

The Shackleton Quest Expedition organized by Royal Canadian Geographical Society with support from the Fram Museum has located the ship, on which the famed Antarctic explorer died. Wednesday, June 12, 2024, St. John’s, Newfoundland The Shackleton Quest Expedition, led by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS), has discovered the historic wreck of Quest, lying at […]

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society launches the Shackleton Quest Expedition-a search to find Sir Ernest Shackleton’s last ship

NEWS PROVIDED BY Royal Canadian Geographical Society  Jun 10, 2024, 07:58 ET “The expedition left St. John’s, Newfoundland on June 5th ST. JOHN’S, NL, June 10, 2024 /CNW/ – The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) is leading the Shackleton Quest Expedition off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador to find the historic shipwreck of Quest, a schooner-rigged steamship that is famous as polar explorer Sir Ernest […]

The South Pole Gingerbread Tent and contest

This year we are commemorating the 1911 conquest of the South Pole by giving you the opportunity to make an identical, albeit somewhat smaller version, – in gingerbread! Building plans available! Please download the PDF building instructions to make your own. The PDF is made to be printed at 100% size on A4 paper, unless […]

New Exhibition : Fridtjof Nansen – The Artist

The Fram Museum wishes you welcome to our brand new exhibition: “Fridtjof Nansen – The Artist”! Available for all visitors to the museum until Nov 2024. Beyond his well-known accomplishments as an explorer, scientist and humanitarian, Fridtjof Nansen was also a talented and passionate artist. This exhibition explores the lesser-known aspect of Nansen´s life: his […]

Welcome to the Fram Museum book sale! The years big book sale has started at both the museum store and in our webshop! Find your favourites at greatly reduced prices, the sale lasts as long as the stock lasts! Bookshops can contact for orders or questions. Check the attached pdf for more information. Head […]

Nansen Photographs to Germany

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.