Explorers and their fascination for polar regions

Explorers and their fascination for polar regionsFinished

July 2013 – September 2014

A new exhibition has arrived, complementing perfectly the latest immersive experience of the City of the Ocean, White Ocean.


Enter inside an igloo and a polar science base to track the extraordinary and fascinating adventures of some of the great explorers from the late nineteenth century to today.


Absorb yourself in the polar regions, imagine the expeditions as if you were there yourself, completing research and working in the most extreme conditions thinkable. Follow the story of these epic scientific missions : conquest of the poles, great discoveries about the climate…


Accounts of others and their amazing feats, in the most hostile environments : the North Pole and the South Pole. From Nansen to the Tara Expeditions, passing by Paul-Émile Victor and Claude Lorius, discover these rare men, passionate and determined, with exceptional destinies !