Family Programs

The Franklin Expedition

Parks Canada staff uncover a piece of the Franklin Expedition

Find out about fascinating new research into the Franklin Expedition. Why did the Expedition fail, and where are the remains of the lost vessels today? Marc-André Bernier and Ryan Harris will share information and artifacts from Parks Canada's underwater archaeology search for HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. Ken Lister will describe the provisioning of Arctic expeditions and present ROM research and artifacts investigating the possibility of lead poisoning of the Franklin Expedition’s crew.

Free. Included with Museum Admission.


Royal Ontario Museum
First Peoples Gallery, Level 1

President’s Choice School Entrance