Sir Ernest Shackleton set sail for Antarctica in 1914, hoping to seize for England the last prize of polar exploration: crossing the Antarctic continent on foot. But he and his 28 crewmen disappeared into the icy void....

The Burke Museum is proud to present the only Northwest showing of the landmark exhibition The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition. This story—of striking emotional power—unfolds through diary excerpts, rare film footage, and 150 haunting photographs by expedition photographer Frank Hurley.



"One of the best exhibits of the year." —New York Times


Exhibit organized by the American Museum
of Natural History in New York


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