mappery blog

real life maps


mappery is a diverse collection of real life maps contributed by map lovers worldwide. For the first time it allows people to easily find relevant and interesting maps of yet unknown places by visually browsing a larger context. mappery makes it easy to find and explore maps by keyword, location, or simply by browsing a map.

It includes tourist maps, ski trail maps, college campus maps, national park maps, transportation maps, theme park maps, battlefield maps, and many other types.

If you would like to contact mappery, please email Feedback appreciated!


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  1. Tom said

    Have you heard about the Maps exhibition? It’s wrapped up at the Field Museum in Chicago and is headed to Baltimore. It’s pretty fascinating. Information on the exhibition at The Walters Art Galler is below, along with some videos of the curator talking about a couple of the pieces.

    Maps: Finding Our Place in the World
    Walters Art Museum, Baltimore
    March 16-June 8
    An exhibit that attempts to explain what makes maps so hypnotic. Featured are more than 100 of the world’s greatest, from ancient Rome and Babylonia to Leonardo da Vinci to America’s first and Britain’s oldest, maps on ceramic pots to maps on the Internet. Information: 410-547-9000 or

    John Smith

    Red Line Map

    da Vinci:

    William Smith:


    London Glove:

  2. mappery said

    Thanks for the info, enjoyed the videos.

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  4. Hi,
    I am Debasree from Department of Geosciences, North Dakota State University. We would like to use few of your maps for our search website on Biological Inventory of Antarctica and Southern Islands. Are we allowed to do so?

    Here is a link of our website at We like to replace the old maps.

    Look forward to hearing from you soon.


  5. himika said

    I’ve been trying to contact mappery at the id but my messages keep bouncing back. Is there another way to contact mappery? I am trying to figure out details about re-use permissions for a map available through mappery.
    Thanks much,

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