What can you learn from this remote northern national historic site?

While you explore this section you can:

  • meet experts in the field;
  • learn about the Hamlet of Gjoa Haven, the Kitikmeot Inuit Association and Inuit involved in managing this site;
  • find out about the Franklin museum network; and
  • discover online resources available to teachers and students.

Learn and explore

The disappearance of Sir John Franklin and his crew during his expedition in search of the Northwest Passage, Inuit culture and knowledge related to the expedition, and the recent discoveries of his ships, the HMS Erebus and Terror, provide many interesting modern day opportunities for learning.