Located in the heart of Halifax’s historic waterfront, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is the largest and oldest maritime museum in Canada. One of the museum’s most popular attractions is its permanent gallery, Titanic: The Unsinkable Ship and Halifax, which features a collection of wooden artifacts from the vessel’s wreckagethat is generally recognized as the finest in the world.
As the documentary heritage institution for the province, the Nova Scotia Archives acquires and preserves provincially-significant archival records. Visit the archives’ virtual RMS Titanic Resource Guide to explore documents and photographs dating from the time of the disaster that detail the aftermath of the tragic sinking.
The collection of the Halifax Public Libraries consists of over 1 million items — including books, magazines, DVDs, CDs and downloadable audiobooks, eBooks and videos. To help guide both the curious and the knowledgeable through the fascinating world of the Titanic, a comprehensive resource list was compiled.
The East Hants Historical Society is a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion and preservation of history within East Hants. The Society operates a seasonal museum that features a fascinating collection of artifacts, including an embalming table that was used in 1912 to prepare victims of the Titanic.
To mark the Centennial Anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, commemorative events across the province have been planned. For those who intend to visit Nova Scotia during this time, details about notable anniversary events can be found online at Tourism Nova Scotia.
Destination Halifax is the dedicated tourism marketing organization of the Halifax Regional Municipality.
For those planning to visit the city in order to mark the anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking, Destination Halifax is an excellent trip planning resource. Additionally, a animated site map tour and Media Guide are available on the organization’s online Titanic section.
Opening in March 2012, Titanic Belfast® will be a "must see" visit in any tour of Belfast and Northern Ireland. It is located in the heart of Belfast, on the slipways where RMS Titanic was built.
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Holywood, Northern Ireland
Visit the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum to step back in time and uncover a way of life from 100 years ago. Discover cottages, farms, schools and shops as you wander through the beautiful parkland of the Folk Museum chatting to costumed visitor guides demonstrating traditional crafts. Climb on and off majestic steam locomotives or experience the sensation of flight in the Transport Museum bursting with horse drawn carriages, electric trams, motorbikes, fire-engines and vintage cars.
Explore Titanic and her world in an exciting, new exhibition as you discover why Titanic and her sister ships were built in Belfast. As part of your visit to the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum you can experience life as it was in the time of Titanic by visiting the outdoor Folk Museum.