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Antarctica: Life in a hostile land

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

Type
Event / Exhibition (temporary)
Location
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
Date
05 June 2017 - 17 September 2017 10:00 - 17:00
Image of event Antarctica: Life in a hostile land

The exhibition gives you the opportunity to explore the changes in human relationships with Antarctica and its inhabitants from the early 1900s, right up to the important scientific research conducted there today. From a 360° virtual reality tour of the UK’s Halley VI research station to inspiring photos by Ben Osborne, and original Antarctic video footage to equipment and memento’s Shropshire Antarctic veterans and Sir Ernest Shackleton himself, this exhibition gives you a must see full Antarctic experience. The exhibition has something for people of all ages and offers a great day out for the family. You can visit Antarctica: Life in a hostile land, from Monday 5 June until Sunday 17 September 2017.

Suitable for
Any age
Admission
Adult: £4.50 Person of State Pension Age: £4.00 Student: £3.60 Child (5-17): £2.00 Child (0-4): Free Family (2 adults, up to 3 children): £10 Family with 1 adult, up to 3 children £7
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