For the Museum
Islander Louis Baillon competed in England's gold medal winning Hockey Team at the 1908 Olympics. His memorabilia were procured for the museum
In the early 20th Century, crested ceramics made by the Goss family were very popular. A branch of the family settled in the islands
This painting by the Italian maritime artist Eduardo De Martino, dates from1866. It is the earliest known image of Stanley
Atmospheric landscapes painted by Edith Blake on West Falkland, during an extended visit to the Falklands in 1963
The FIMA Friends supplied the museum with a digital projector for use in presentations and lectures
This watercolour shows SS "Uganda" at the end of her service. "Uganda" operated as a hospital ship in the islands during the 1982 war
Dean Brandon was a popular cleric in the latter part of the 19th Century who travelled extensively in the islands. This was his map
This public address system ensures that audiences can hear and enjoy talks by visiting and resident lecturers
The national stamp collection is housed at the museum. This tablet lists and describes every stamp
This chair was purchased at auction locally and was originally in the captain's cabin of the sailing ship "Luiga S"
The museum's collection of large scale prints, maps and plans are cared for in specially designed storage
Valuable documents in the museum can now be protected from damp and dust using this encapsulating equipment
Major Keeble took command of 2 Para at Goose Green when Lt Col Jones was killed in the battle. This is his helmet.
HMS "Exeter", the subject of this model, fought at the Battle of the River Plate. A number of her crew were killed and are buried in Stanley.
This model of HMS "Conqueror", which sunk the Argentine cruiser ARA "Belgrano" in 1982, was bought at auction in London.
The Cobbs were pioneering farmers and naturalists in the islands. This is the family’s 19th Century Bible
This souvenir metal egg, made in Germany, depicts ships of the German Navy which were sunk in the 1914 Battle of the Falklands
Teena Ferguson wrote this letter describing life under Argentine occupation at Goose Green.
HMS "Penguin" was a small and lightly-armed sailing vessel, which patrolled the Falklands in the early 19th Century. This book tells her story.
Believed to have been made on board the ship, this shield was removed from her wardroom before the 1982 veteran was scrapped
For the Archives and the Library
The FIMA Friends funded the purchase of modern digital copying equipment for the archives
Dean Brandon was an early Falklands cleric and keen photographer. His early images of the Islands are of historic value
W Parker Snow’s account of a voyage around the southern east coast of South America, which includes details of Stanley at that time
An important handwritten journal covering the visit of HMS "Satellite" to South America and the Falklands in 1864/65