Bligh - Hero or Villain?

A new exhibition challenging the popularly held stereotype of one of the maritime world’s most infamous figures.

Almost universally portrayed as a villain in movies and books, does this view of William Bligh stand scrutiny today?
 
Bligh - Hero or Villain challenges this popular narrative, looking beyond the Bounty mutiny to explore the many sides of this most infamous of maritime figures. Come and judge for yourself, but be prepared for some surprises!

Suitable for Year 11 Modern History

2. Contestability of the past
3. Construction of Modern Histories
4. History and memory 
5. The Representation and Commemoration of the Past 

And Stage 4 and 5 Elective History

1. Constructing History

Costs

Guided tour $10 per student
Workshop and guided tour $15 per student  

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