Lessons From the Arctic



Ahoy there and welcome to your learning journey!


These learning guides are for our free outdoor exhibition, Lessons from the Arctic: How Roald Amundsen won the Race to the South Pole.  The exhibition is on display in the windows of the St. Roch shelter at VMM until August 3, 2020.

These guides will help you get the most out of your visit to the exhibition. 

Select one of the categories below, and you’ll find a series of questions to get you thinking about the exhibition. We provide answers in a handy dropdown menu, so you’ll know if you got it right. Got questions or feedback about the learning guides? Email marketing@vanmaritime.com. 

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Learning Guide for First Mates

Your voyage of discovery starts here. These questions are for young sailors looking to learn all about Roald Amundsen’s adventures. Recommended for ages 10 and under. 

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Learning Guide for Captains

Journey onward with these questions for more advanced sailors looking to expand their understanding of Roald Amundsen’s adventures and times. Recommended for Ages 11 and up. 

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