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Finding Franklin: A Family Artifact Hunt

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Follow in the footsteps of the searchers who found Franklin’s lost ships, as you uncover clues and solve a puzzle!

For more than a century, people all over the world wondered what happened to Sir John Franklin and his ships HMS Erebus and Terror. Over the years, pieces of evidence came to light: caches of supplies, a note left in a pile of stones and, most importantly, Inuit stories about the lost sailors. Pick up a self-guided pamphlet designed to help you scour the exhibition for important clues. Use your puzzle-solving skills to guide you to specific artifacts, and then put all the evidence together to reveal the final resting place of HMS Erebus.

Self-guided pamphlet (PDF file)

Photo: Monkey Business Images

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Friday, September 14, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 15, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 16, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, September 17, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday, September 21, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Today
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.