1. Belfast: The Titanic Experience with SS Nomadic Visit
Titanic Belfast Discover the amazing story of RMS Titanic on a fascinating day visit to Titanic Belfast, the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience. Explore the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Titanic as you take an interactive journey through over 100 years of authentic history, at the very place where RMS Titanic was designed, built and launched in 1912. Highlights include: • The Shipyard Ride - join Harland & Wolff workers to be taken on a journey around the shipyard. • Encounter individuals with stories to tell such as the Chief Designer Thomas Andrews, members of the H&W Guarantee Group, local craftsmen and passengers. • Discover the reality of Titanic’s interiors in a 3D cave and replica cabins. • Explore The Pursuit of Dreams with a 7.6m long scale model of Titanic which illuminates in sync with state-of-the-art projections for a truly immersive experience. • A stunning artefact collection including Wallace Hartley’s violin, an original life jacket and deckchair. SS Nomadic Known as ‘Titanic’s little sister’, SS Nomadic has been restored to her former glory and is the world’s last remaining White Star vessel. Berthed next to Titanic Belfast is the SS Nomadic, the tender ship for first and second class passengers at Cherbourg. Designed by Thomas Andrews and built using the same design, it’s similarities to RMS Titanic are plain to see. Highlights include: • Restored to her original 1911 glory, see the original woodwork and wall panels that greeted passengers onboard. • Explore Nomadic’s fascinating stories, from a tender ship to her days in service in two world wars to her later life as an entertainment venue in Paris. • Peek into the crew’s quarters and the tunnels which allowed them to move around the ship, unseen by White Star passengers. • Meet the ship’s characters as they explain to you about their role onboard SS Nomadic. Watch out for Pierre the barman and Louis the stoker.