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Tag: Falkland Islands Museum

  • Monday, June 20th 2022 - 10:00 UTC

    “Etched in Memory,” ambitious exhibit opens at the Falkland Islands Museum

    Guests reflect at the Wall of Remembrance; Richard Cockwell, Museum Chair, and Tasmin Tyrrell speak at the opening

    The largest ever and newest exhibit of the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust (FIMNT), “Etched in Memory,” opened at the Historic Dockyard Museum in the lead to Liberation Day.

  • Friday, August 28th 2020 - 08:05 UTC

    Funds for the Falkland Islands Museum and for paving an MPA road tract

    MLAs approved a loan facility of up to £500,000 about funding FIM&NT from within the Covid-19 support facility that had already been approved

    Falkland Islands members of the elected Legislative Assembly have approved financial support for the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust to bring forward the build program for the Lookout Gallery and Exhibition Hall.

  • Tuesday, October 14th 2014 - 06:00 UTC

    A masterly account of the Battle of the Falklands 1914

    The Battle of the Falklands 1914 By Graham Pascoe reviewed by David Tatham - With the centenary of the 1914 naval battle coming up in December and commemorations planned for Falkland Islands capital, Stanley and London, Graham Pascoe’s concise account of the battles of Coronel and the Falkland Islands is well timed.

  • Saturday, November 9th 2013 - 18:59 UTC

    New Falklands Museum to be a positive political statement.

    Tim Blake talking to group including MLAs Poole, Hanson, Summers, Edwards, Short and Rendell

    When the seat of government of the fledgling British colony in the Falkland Islands was moved from Port Louis to Stanley, in 1845, under the direction of Governor Moody, one of the first buildings to be constructed in what became known as the Government Dockyard, was a large store. This shingle clad, two story building, known as the Old Central Store still exists and is thought to be possibly the earliest large construction in the whole of the Southern Cone of South America.