Christmas opening times

Over the Christmas period the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Queen's House will be open as usual. We are closed to the public from 24-26 December. Plan your next visit

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
National Maritime Museum
Online from £9.60 | Walk-up from £12.00 | Members go free

Inside the exhibition

Shoe - Death In The Ice

Member events
Join journalist, author and polar specialist Michael Smith as he discusses Francis Crozier, captain of HMS Terror.
Thursday 18 January | 6.15pm-7.30pm
National Maritime Museum