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NCMNS: Titanic Exhibit

From September 29, 2012-April 28, 2013 –

On April 15, 1912, Titanic, the world’s largest ship of its time, sank after colliding with an iceberg, claiming more than 1,500 lives and shaking the world’s confidence in the infallibility of modern technology. One hundred years later, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, which showcases 200 artifacts retrieved from the wreck site of Titanic, arrives at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

So as is typical for exhibits like this one no photography is allowed. If you haven’t seen it before it is a very interesting look into a world that was buried at sea for over 73 years. When you enter the exhibit you are given a boarding pass representing the life of someone on the Titanic. At the end you can see if you were fortunate enough to be a survivor or if you went swimming somewhere in the North Atlantic.

The pictures are from around the museum. If you end up going to the exhibit see how long you can keep your hand on the iceberg. I made it less than 20 seconds.

UPDATE: So I thought this page was interesting to put things into context as far as the size of the Titanic.