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Event Details

 

The Franklin Expedition

Event Date: Open Daily from May. 6th until Sep. 23rd, 2017
Check our Full Event Calendar for specific dates and times.

Event Time: 9 am - 5 pm

Host: Stratford Perth Museum

Contact: 519 393-5311

Details:

The Franklin Expedition

This pop-up display, presented in conjunction with Parks Canada and the Royal Ontario Museum,
examines the mysteries surrounding the Franklin Expedition and sheds light on the historical context of science and exploration in the 19th century. The display focuses on Inuit traditional knowledge, the reasons behind the fatal expedition and the clues collected during the initial research efforts. It allows the visitor to create links with contemporary research in the Arctic and the methodology and progress of ongoing scientific work in the Canadian North.
Supporting the exhibit will be a number of reproductions of Franklin Expedition artifacts, dive equipment, photos and resource materials.



This event is wheelchair accessible.

Cost: $7/A, $6/SR/ST, $5/CH, $20/Family(Two adults and two children)

Location: Stratford Perth Museum, Stratford, 4275 Huron Road, Stratford


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