Dating back as far as 1472, there are more than two million items in the Society’s historic collection, including a million maps, half a million photographs, 250,000 books and many journals, manuscripts and iconic artefacts.
Silversea guests will benefit from a wide range of specialist visual and written content from the Society, enabling guests on our cruises to learn even more about their expeditions to destinations including Antarctica, the Arctic, the Galapagos Islands, South America, Africa, Europe, the Russian Far East and Asia Pacific.
Shackleton’s Endurance Centenary
Join us, as we celebrate the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 – 1917 Endurance expedition. Thanks to our long-term partnership with the Royal Geographical Society you can access archival material and photographs that dramatically capture Shackleton’s inspirational story of survival against all odds.
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