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The South Georgia Museum

Type: Museum
Website: www.sgmuseum.gs
Contact name: Sarah Lurcock
Address: Grytviken, South Georgia, via Falkland Island, South Atlantic
Open to the public? / Opening hours: 9.00-17.00 weekdays and on request November to April. Open on request during the winter
Year of foundation: 1991
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
Notes:

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

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