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Scott Polar Research Institute
Lensfield Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire

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http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk
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The Institute was founded in 1920 in memory of the late Captain R F Scott and his companions who perished while returning from the South Pole. Its purpose is to be a centre for research and information on both polar regions and it has become one of the most important repositories for Arctic and Antarctic data. The Institute includes a museum which displays maps, journals, paintings, photographs, clothing, equipment, artifacts and other materials illustrating polar exploration and related activities. A special exhibition is arranged annually and there are public lectures.

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Months Open: Tues - Fri: 11am - 1pm, 2pm - 4pm
Sat: 12noon - 4pm
Closed Bank Holidays & Christmas period
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Gift Shop: Yes

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