In our new multimedia guide Reinhold Messner will guide you trough the six museums from station to station. He will tell you exiting stories and the visit of each museum will become a new experience. Free download


Annual exhibitions


Endurance – The last trip

A hundred years ago, in 1916, an expedition led by Ernest Shackleton was stranded on Elephant Island on the fringe of the Antarctic. When their ship Endurance was crushed in the ice pack and sank, the 28 shipwrecks spent months drifting on ice floes. Shackleton’s journey to South Georgia to get rescue – crossing 1500 km of the world’s most difficult seas in a small open boat – and his march over the ice-capped mountains of South Georgia constitute one of the great acts of heroism in human history. But it was even more difficult for Frank Wild to prevent the 21 men condemned to spend a desperate winter on Elephant Island from committing collective suicide.