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The South Georgia Museum

Type: Museum
Contact name: Jayne Pierce
Address: Grytviken, South Georgia, via Falkland Island, South Atlantic
Open to the public? / Opening hours: Open during the Antarctic summer season October-March
Year of foundation: 1992
Activities: Tours of the Museum and Grytviken whaling station.
Collections: The former manager's villa at the Grytviken whaling station has been converted into a museum. Displays include: whaling and sealing, discovery and exploration, natural history, government, military history - including the war in 1982, social history, maritime history and Sir Ernest Shackleton, who is buried at Grytviken.
Publications: The South Georgia Museum. The Maritime History of South Georgia. A Field Guide to the Wildlife of South Georgia. Shackleton at South Georgia. A Field Guide to the Flora of South Georgia

The South Georgia Museum is managed by the South Georgia Heritage Trust on behalf of the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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