The Museum is located in Grytviken, a former whaling station on the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. The collections are owned by the Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI), a British Overseas Territory in the Southern Atlantic Ocean. The museum is managed and operated by the charity South Georgia Heritage Trust (SGHT) which is based in Dundee, Scotland.

Explore the Collections

Collection Highlights

Explore some of our favourite objects in the collection, from Natural History, Maritime and Polar Exploration.

Object of the Month

Our Object of the Month opens up the store cupboards to bring you a piece from our collection in more detail. The Curator and guests choose an object every month to showcase some interesting finds.

Experience The Museum

View from the Museum

Time lapse video of the view from the museum office during a cruise ship visit.

Museum Virtual Tour

3D virtual tour of Grytviken and the Museum made in 2014 by Rolf Stange and hosted on many thanks to Rolf for this!