Bowdoin College Peary MacMillan Arctic Museum
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Exhibits:   Current   Past   Upcoming
April 25, 2017 - August 31, 2017
Hubbard Hall foyer
This exhibit highlights Bryan Alexander's work in northern Siberia.
April 19, 2017 - December 31, 2019
Arctic Museum main galleries
This exhibit will explore the changes in Clothing and Identity in northern culture.
April 28, 2016 - December 31, 2017
Arctic Museum main galleries
An exhibition of sculptures and prints featuring the work of Canadian and Alaskan Inuit artists.
April 05, 2012 - December 31, 2017
Arctic Museum main galleries
As a pioneering Arctic explorer, Peary relied on many extraordinary people, including his family, financial backers, loyal expedition members, and the Inughuit men and women of Northwest Greenland.
Where's Peary?
The Story Behind the Artifact: Arctic Museum's Seal Intestines Raincoat

The Alaskan raincoat dating from the 1860s is made from seal intestines. It was given to the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum in 2001 after being found in a barn in western Maine, where it had originally been brought by a nineteenth century whaling captain from Maine

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A Summer Spent Sifting Through Peary Artifacts on Eagle Island

This summer, two Bowdoin students are, for the first time, inventorying all the contents in the Harpswell summer home of Arctic explorer Robert Peary.

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Bowdoin's LeMoine Illuminates 'Forgotten Women' of Peary Expedition (Arctic Deeply)

Bowdoin's Genevieve LeMoine and Susan Kaplan have provided a detailed look at the Inughuit women who participated in Peary's Arctic journeys.

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Visit the Museum
Peary MacMillan Arctic Museum
Museum Hours
Tuesday-Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday 2 PM to 5 PM
The museum is located on the main floor of
Hubbard Hall on the Bowdoin College campus.


Admission is FREE

For more information call:
207-725-3416
write to:
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and
Arctic Studies Center

Bowdoin College
9500 College Station
Brunswick, Maine 04011-8495
or Email us.
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