U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS REVISITED – in the wake of steamers and cruise tourists
What traces did Denmark officially leave behind when the West Indies were sold to the United States in 1917? And how are the islands still affected today by Denmark’s presence on the islands?
Sex & the Sea
In the exhibition Sex &The Sea, created by the Dutch multimedia director Saskia Boddeke and the British film director Peter Greenaway, focus is on dreams, longing and the sex lives of sailors.
Why is there a perfume by Jean Paul Gaultier, old film posters, cigarette packs, toys and a Donald Duck comic at M/S?
The Gate to the World
At the harbour, the sailor bids farewell to his life as a son, husband and father and embarks into another world – that of the ship and sea.
The ship is a society with its own rules. You are together 24 hours per day in a rigid hierarchy with the captain at its top.
Navigation and World Views
Sail through a world of navigational instruments of times past, while surrounded by sea, coasts, stars, and myths.
Ships of All Times
A treasure trove of model ships and ship portraits.
In the Shadow of War
The fear and dread experienced by Danish seamen sailing as passive participants on the warships of World War I and World War II.
Tea Time – The First Globalisation
In the 1700s the world was more globalised than it had ever been before.