The Polar Ship Fram 1893-1896. The ship was used by Norwegian polar exploreres in the Arctic and the Antarctic from 1893 to 1912. Fram was built by Colin Archer at his shipyard in Larvik, commisioned by Fridtjof Nansen, and built in close cooperation with him. The ship was constructed and built to be the strongest […]
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 […]
Available in our museum store and web-shop, here: Roald Amundsen Plushie!
Nine limited editions high quality prints of Fridtjof Nansen´s art is now available for purchase at the Fram Museum! Come visit the Fram Museum to see the nine images or read more below. This is a rare chance to own a piece of polar history and Fridtjof Nansen´s life, as well as owning a beautiful […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for orders or questions. Check the attached pdf for more information. Head […]
We are proud to announce the 11th annual Roald Amundsen memorial lectures! To be held at The Fram Museum, Oslo, Norway on the 24-25th of November. You can find the full program below including details on how to register for the event or where to send questions about the event. We hope to see you […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]