23/04/2014

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Kon-Tiki - short history

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Thor Heyerdahl Research Institute
On 18 April 2002 Thor Heyerdahl passed away. At the time there was several research institutes established carrying Heyerdahl’s name or connected with his person.

In the following years these various research institutes were consolidated. In this process The Kon-Tiki Museum decided to rename their research department from Institute of Pacific Archaeology and Culture History to Thor Heyerdahl’s Research Insitute.