News & Blogs

The museum team has been posting blogs on the museum website since  2007

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March 2024 Museum Blog – ‘Another record year for the South Georgia Museum!’

It seems like no time at all that we were all staring down at King Edward Point from the deck...
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February 2024 South Georgia Museum Blog – Do you get bored in South Georgia?

  The February SG Museum blog was written by Helen Balfour - Curatorial Intern One of our most asked questions...
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January 2024 South Georgia Museum Blog – Fur Seal puppies stop play

The January SG Museum blog was written by Lauren Elliott – Retail Manager. January saw us welcome nearly four thousand...
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December 2023 Museum Blog – Busy at Work and Play

The December Museum blog was written by Bodil Malmose – Museum Assistant. December is usually a busy month for us...
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Hefty Job to move the Large Object Store

Moving all the large and often weighty objects from the Large Object Store into new storage was a meticulous and...
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November 2023 Museum Blog – South Georgia Ten Commandments updated

The November SG Museum blog was written by Lauren Elliott – Retail Manager. To give you a true insight into...
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Endurance Expedition Polar Medal donated to the South Georgia Museum

The South Georgia Museum was very pleased to receive a donation of a very significant Polar Medal that was awarded...
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October 2023 Museum Blog – Any journey to South Georgia is a bit of an epic, and this year proved to be no different!

Any journey to South Georgia is a bit of an epic, and this year proved to be no different! Setting...
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New way to search the SG Museum Collection

Discover the story of South Georgia by using the new search function that makes it easy to search all the...
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Capturing the Human Stories of Whaling

Announcing the launch of The Whalers’ Memory Bank - a digital platform collecting and sharing important whaling social history. With...
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March 2023 Museum Blog – On South Georgia, time has a habit of getting away from you

South Georgia Museum Blog - March 2023 On South Georgia, time has a habit of getting away from you –...
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February 2023 Museum Blog – BUSYNESS, BIRTHDAYS AND BUGS!

February Blog by Helen Balfour (Museum Assistant) BUSYNESS, BIRTHDAYS AND BUGS!   When reading all of the previous blogs that...
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January 2023 Museum Blog – Happy New Year!

January 2023 Museum Blog - Happy New Year! Happy New Year from the SGHT Gritvyken team! January has seen fewer...
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December 2022 Museum Christmas Blog

December 2022 Museum Christmas Blog by Aoife McKenna, Curatorial Assistant December already! It certainly crept up on us down in...
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November 2022 Museum Blog: Our first full month as a whole team

November was our first full month as a whole team and we have already attended weddings together, witnessed births and...
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