Marco Polo’s Voyages & Other New World Discoveries

Welcome to this site featuring the newest discoveries about Marco Polo’s explorations and other early voyages to the New World.

Explorations and maps were valuable enterprises, kept secret from competitors, and maps and records were changed to hide the truth. However evidence has been found to demonstrate that Marco Polo’s travels were far more extensive than commonly believed…

Medieval Foundations by Gunnar Thompson_html_45332fc1

Learn more about this medeival tower in Newport, Rhode Island!

Gunnar Thompson’s research for the New World Discovery Institute is respected by Thor Heyerdahl, Betty Meggers of the Smithsonian Institution, and Philip Phillips of Harvard—among many others.

Gerhard Mercator identified “Norombega” as the Capital City of a New World colony. Mercator’s Map of 1569 placed this thriving city of trappers and traders along the Eastern coast of North America in the vicinity of modern-day Newport, Rhode Island, where the remnants of a mysterious tower have mystified historians.

This website includes information about multi-ethnic voyages by all the world’s major maritime nations in ancient times. This has been the focus of efforts of the Multicultural Discovery Project and the New World Discovery Institute for the past decade.