Navigation and Exploration | Books | Royal Museums Greenwich Shop

Time, navigation and exploration

Stories of explorers who sailed the globe, and the navigational instruments they used.

Discover or collection of books on our themes of navigation and exploration.  Learn about the solution of the infamous longitude problem, and other advances in navigation.  Read the shocking, mysterious and heroic stories of the expeditions and voyages of some our most celebrated explorers such as John Franklin, Ernest Shackleton and Captain Cook.  The collection also includes maps and books on navigational tools.