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Address: Hemsterhuisstrat 2E and 154, NL-2513 RD 's-Gravenhage
Year of foundation: 1904
Collections: The Arctic Gallery was founded in 1933 based on collections brought back from East Greenland by Tinbergen and Van Lohuizen (1932-33). Additional ethnographic material has been obtained on several expeditions by G. Nooter.

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Nederlands Scheepvaart Museum [Netherlands Maritime Museum]

[Netherlands Maritime Museum]
Address: Kattenburgerplein 1, NL-1018 KK Amsterdam
Telephone: +31-20-5232-222
Fax: +31-20-5232-213
Year of foundation: 1916, opened in 1922
Collections: Artefacts, manuscripts, maps and charts relating to the Dutch whaling industry from the fifteenth century onwards. Includes much material from the seven Arctic voyages of the schooner Willem Barents (1878-1884). Library
Publications: Catalogus der Bibliotheek (Cannenburg, 1960)

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Rijksmuseum "Zuiderzeemuseum"

Address: Wierdijk 18, PO Box 42, NL-1601, LA Enkhuisen
Telephone: +31-22980-10122
Year of foundation: 1948
Collections: Extensive collection of scrimshaw, paintings and other artefacts associated with the Dutch whaling industry.

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Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde [National Museum of Ethnology]

[National Museum of Ethnology]
Address: Steenstraat 1, PO Box 212, NL-2300 AE Leiden
Telephone: +31-71-211824
Fax: +31-71-128437
Year of foundation: 1837
Collections: Carries out research and displays material from Greenland (especially East Greenland), Siberia (especially Nivkhi and Orochi), Alaska (Aleuts and Eskimo), and northern Scandinavia (Saami).

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