Exploring the "Age of Exploration"

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Entrance to the Age of Exploration
Entrance to the Age of Exploration

As my time here at the Mariners’ Museum comes to a close, I’ve realized that I know our collection very well, but I only know a little about our exhibitions.  I want to use my last couple of weeks here to discuss some of our exhibitions and explore them for myself! For my first one I looked at the Age of Exploration.

We all learn about the explorers who sailed the Atlantic in the 15th-17th centuries at a young age.  Here at the Mariners’ Museum, we have a great collection of exploration artifacts and a VERY thorough explanation of this era in history.  While the amount of stuff in the gallery may be a little overwhelming, there is a wealth of information to go with it.   Read more