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SPRI Polar Directory


Polar Museums Network

The Polar Museums Network (PMN) brings together polar museums and collections around the world to strengthen and spread the knowledge of polar history, science and exploration. Membership of the PMN is also open to all persons and institutions evidencing an abiding interest in the collection, preservation, research and interpretation of polar artefacts. Find out more at

If your museum is not listed, please submit it for inclusion.

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Some other useful sites

Those interested in historic sites associated with the exploration of Antarctic should see The Antarctic Circle maintained by Robert B. Stephenson. Also useful is Andre Engels' Discoverers Web which provides an alphabetical listing by explorer of websites concerned with geographical exploration.

For publications covering Antarctica's exploration and history, see our database SPRILIB Antarctica.