Grenna Museum – The Andrée Expedition – Polar Centre

Museum in Gränna

This unique and impressive museum describes the disastrous attempt of Salomon August Andrée to reach the North Pole by balloon in 1897. It’s riveting stuff, particularly the poignant remnants of the expedition: cracked leather boots, monogrammed handkerchiefs, lucky amulets, and mustard paper to ward off those polar winds.

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