News Archive 2017

Amundsen-event in the Royal Canadian Geographical Society

Published on 7-9-2019
Amundsen-event in the Royal Canadian Geographical Society

On 1 June, the Norwegian Embassy in Canada organised an Amundsen-event in cooperation with the Fram Museum and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. The meeting was the first event in RCGC’s brand new building at 50 Sussex Drive, Ottawa....read more

New patio open

Published on 7-9-2019
New patio open

When the weather permits it you can now have lunch on the new patio overloking the fjord....read more

Lindstrøm statue unveiled in Hammerfest

Published on 7-9-2019
Lindstrøm statue unveiled in Hammerfest

On June 3rd 2017 a new statue of polar hero Adolf Lindstrøm was unveiled in his hometown of Hammerfest in the northern part of Norway....read more

Merry Christmas 2017

Published on 7-9-2019
Merry Christmas 2017

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Thank you for visiting us online in 2017! We hope that you are well and that we will see you again soon!...read more

Amundsen’s personal diary from the Northwest Passage launched in the Canadian Parliament

Published on 7-9-2019
Amundsen’s personal diary from the Northwest Passage launched in the Canadian Parliament

A special english edition of Roald Amundsen’s personal diary from the Northwest Passage was launched at the Canadian Parliament on 1 June 2017. The special one-volume edition was made by the Fram Museum at the request of the Norwegian Embassy in Canada as the official gift from Norway to Canada In connection with Canada’s 150th Anniversary and the celebration of 75 years of diplomatic relations between Norway and Canada....read more

The Gjøa is reunited with its original engine

Published on 7-9-2019
The Gjøa is reunited with its original engine

One of the biggest jewels in our museum - the Gjøa, is slowly coming together as she originally was in 1903 when Roald Amundsen set out to find the Northwest passage. Thanks to Hardanger Fartøyvernsenter she is being carefully restoredand now, thanks to our friends and neighbors at the Norwegian Maritime Museum, the original DAN engine is back....read more

Nansen is back in his cabin

Published on 7-9-2019
Nansen is back in his cabin

After just over 120 years Fridtjof Nansen has returned to his old cabin on board the polar ship Fram. For this we can thank Swedish artist and modelmaker Cathrine Abrahamsson and her team who have worked hard on the features, posture and clothes of our new Nansen figure:...read more