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At the Kon-Tiki Museum with Curator Reidar Solsvik

Hosted by Reidar Solsvik

Go behind the scenes of the Kon-Tiki Museum with curator Reidar Solsvik as he shows us some of its prized objects, including the raft made famous by Thor Heyerdahl, one of history’s most famous explorers. In 1947, Thor crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki and captured this extraordinary accomplishment on film, which received an Academy Award for Best Documentary (Feature) in 1951. Tune in to the livestream and watch as Reidar explores the history of the raft, its world-famous voyage and how it ended up at the museum while answering viewers’ questions.

Go behind the scenes of the Kon-Tiki Museum with curator Reidar Solsvik as he shows us some of its prized objects, including the raft made famous by Thor Heyerdahl, one of history’s most famous explorers. In 1947, Thor crossed the Pacific Ocean on the balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki and captured this extraordinary accomplishment on film, which received an Academy Award for Best Documentary (Feature) in 1951. Tune in to the livestream and watch as Reidar explores the history of the raft, its world-famous voyage and how it ended up at the museum while answering viewers’ questions.

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