Death in the Ice: The Shocking Story Of Franklin’s Final Expedition explores the mysterious fate of Sir John Franklin and his crew on their final expedition – a mystery that remains unsolved today. The exhibition has been developed by the Canadian Museum of History (Gatineau, Canada), in partnership with Parks Canada Agency and with the National Maritime Museum, and in collaboration with the Government of Nunavut and the Inuit Heritage Trust.

 

Essential information

Event Type: 
Opening times: 
14 July 2017–7 Jan 2018 | 10am–5pm daily
Location: 
National Maritime Museum
Price: 
Online from £9.60 | Walk-up from £12.00 | Members go free

Inside the exhibition

Shoe - Death In The Ice

Member events
Enjoy this exclusive opportunity to view our new exhibition Death in the ice: the shocking story of Franklin’s final expedition outside of...
Times:
Thursday 23 November | 6pm-8.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Member events
Learn about of the exploration of the Polar Worlds from the time of Franklin to today, and how these icy landscapes are represented to, and...
Times:
Tuesday 28 November | 6pm-8pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Lunchtime lecture with one of our Curators in conversation with Polar exploration historian, Russell Potter. The talk will be based around...
Times:
Wednesday 29 November | 12.00-13.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Film screening of Polar Express
Times:
Sunday 3 December | 2pm
Location:
Lecture Theatre