20 000 Leagues Over Land and Sea - Exploring Six Centuries of Cartography

Category:

History

Date / Period: June 12, 2013 to April 13, 2014
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Overview

On display are world maps, continental maps, maps of countries, sea charts, polar maps, celestial maps and city maps. A selection of navigational, astronomical and surveying instruments as well as globes of the earth and the heavens make up the exhibition. More than six centuries of mapmaking will be presented, with special emphasis on the Age of Discovery, from the 15th to the 18th centuries. This is an outstanding opportunity to discover the little-known yet fascinating world of ancient mapmaking.

Schedule

Particularity

Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Language

Price

  • Group Rate

$13

Customers

Event location

Stewart Museum
Neighbourhood : Parc Jean-Drapeau

Île Sainte-Hélène   Parc Jean-Drapeau     Montréal  

 Metro : Jean-Drapeau

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