Maritime Forums

What Have We Learned from Roald Amundsen’s and Robert Falcon Scott’s Race to the South Pole?

Tuesday, 8.09

Geir O. Klover

Geir Kløver (Norway)

This autumn’s first Maritime Forum will be about the heritage of Scott and Amundsen and their role in the Antarctic exploration that followed.

Geir Kløver is the Director of Fram Museum. He has also been the editor of many books on Norwegian polar expeditions, including the personal diaries of members of Roald Amundsen’s expedition for conquering the South Pole. Moreover, he has provided media and communication advice to Nobel prize winners.

This Maritime Forum will be in English.

The Maritime Forums are free for everyone. The forum will begin at 18.00 and we shall meet shortly before it near the Desk at the Seaplane Harbour.

News

Souvenir sheet dedicated to the discovery of Antarctica presented at the Seaplane Harbour

On 28 January, Eesti Post presented the postage stamp block ‘Discovery of Antarctica 200. Estonian–Russian joint issue’ at the Seaplane Harbour.
Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia, who is currently in Antarctica, was contacted by phone.

30. January

Opening times during the Festive Season

Due to the festive period, we do have some exceptions in our opening times.
During Christmas, we are closed on December 23rd and 24th. As a special gift to our visitors, we are open on some Mondays, December 30th and January 6th.

16. December

Estonian Antarctic expedition calls into London and Cambridge

On the occasion of celebrating 200 years of discovery of Antarctica, the Estonian popular scientific expedition on their way from Kronstadt, Russia to Antarctica calls into London and holds a joint public forum with the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge.

02. September

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