Ocean Relevance

Maritime Museums are one of the key conduits for modern day understanding of maritime history, yet many are struggling. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will outline some possible causes for the decline in interest and visitation and what steps maritime museums might take to evolve in a time when maritime contributions and connections are as relevant to modern life as ever before.

Image: Crew members aboard SS Norco in England during WWII.
Courtesy of the Marstal Maritime Museum


Peter Neill, host of World Ocean Radio, provides coverage of a broad spectrum of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and exemplary projects. World Ocean Radio, a project of the World Ocean Observatory, is a weekly series of brief audio essays available for syndicated use at no cost by community radio stations worldwide. Contact us for more information.