The Titanic Timeline

1867 -Thomas Henry Ismay purchases White Star Line, a collection of sailing vessels originally founded in 1850. The line was originally centered on Australian goldfields. 1869-1870 -Ismay forms the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company in order to make White Star Line a passenger steamship service. -The first passenger ships for are … Read More

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The history of Halifax and the sinking of the Titanic will forever be intertwined. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic commemorates not only the legendary Titanic, but also a number of others who were lost in the majestic ocean. During the sinking of the ship, the British vessel RMS Carpathia … Read More

SeaCity Museum, Southampton

The city where the Titanic spent most of her life, Southampton, England will feature a brand new attraction called the SeaCity museum. Scheduled to open in April of 2012, this beautiful museum will commemorate the centennial of the sinking of the ship. Expected to attract hundreds of thousands of Titanic … Read More

Titanic Belfast

Belfast: Birthplace of the Titanic The 20th century brought a huge boon to the Irish city of Belfast. Thriving from its Harland and Wolfe shipyard, the largest shipyard in the world at that time, the city was at the forefront of engineering, ship building, and linen manufacturing. Visitors of the … Read More

Titanic Museum Branson, MO

A permanent two story museum shaped like the historic Titanic, this attraction is located on Country Road 76 in Branson, Missouri. Built to 1/2 scale of the original RMS Titanic. Anchored in water to give the illusion of the Titanic at sea, the museum offers a 90 minute self-guided tour … Read More