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Hop-On, Hop-Off Belfast 24h/48h Bus Tour
Titanic Belfast Entry
Please be aware of government guidelines before setting off.Government Guidelines
One of the largest and most spectacular Titanic museums in the world, the Titanic Belfast is situated over six floors at Belfast’s Titanic Quarter in Northern Ireland, the very place that the iconic luxury steamship was designed, built and launched in 1911. Since the attraction opened in 2012, the Titanic Belfast has had over five million visitors from over 145 countries.
Owned by the charity, the Titanic Foundation, the iconic design of the building was created by CivicArts with Todd Architects. The huge structure covers 14,000 square metres and contains nine galleries of interactive exhibitions, including an underwater exploration theatre.
Journey back in time and experience the Titanic launch at 12.13pm on 31 May, 1911. Experience the excitement of launch day and encounter all the sights, sounds and smells of the shipyard on the attraction’s Shipyard Ride. The special effects and animations recreate the environment of shipbuilding in the 1900s perfectly.
Meet Frederick Dent Ray, one of the Titanic’s survivors, who worked in the dining room, through special effects and computer-generated imagery. Immerse yourself in the story of the Titanic and discover the history of the largest and most luxurious ship in the world through stories of passengers and crew who were on board. You can even explore the ship’s opulent interior and see replicas of the ship’s cabins, dining areas and engine rooms through HD footage of the original architecture.
Little history buffs can enjoy exploring some of the original artefacts from the Titanic, including the original 19th-century Harland & Wolff gates, a promotional brochure, a letter from the ship’s surgeon Dr John Simpson to his mother, launch day tickets and Lord Pirrie’s watch.
After you have spent time at the Titanic exhibition centre, go on board the SS Nomadic, the original service boat to the RMS Titanic and the world’s last White Star ship in existence, which is berthed next to the Titanic Belfast in the historic Hamilton Dry Dock. Uncover over 100 years of history of this incredible vessel, which has been restored back to its 1911 glory. The Belfast Titanic museum is a must-see for any visit to Belfast and Northern Ireland!
A short walk from the Titanic Belfast, take a stroll through the beautiful walkway of Belfast Harbour Marina whilst watching all the boats and other water events. Nearby Ulster Museum has a great collection of art, natural sciences and history. Located in the Botanical Gardens in Belfast city centre, it’s well worth a visit. Belfast Zoo, CS Lewis Square and the HMS Caroline are also firm family favourites.
Please follow the latest government guidelines if travelling by public transport.Government Guidelines