CLEVELAND - This month marks the 101 st anniversary of the Titanic sinking. The world´s largest ship sank after colliding with an iceberg, claiming more than 1,500 lives on April 15, 1912.
A brand new exhibit will be opening soon at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, allowing visitors to travel back in time to experience the Titanic like never before.
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition features more than 225 artifacts recovered from the ocean floor.
You can discover the perfume from a maker who was traveling to New York to sell his samples, china etched with the logo of the elite White Star Line, articles of clothing and many other personal objects which reveal the haunting, poignant connections to lives abruptly ended or forever altered.
Visitors will also get to see recreations of first, second and third class cabins.
You will have an opportunity to experience countless stories of bravery and humanity, and pause at the memorial wall to see the names of those who perished and those who survived. You can even learn about Northeast Ohio´s fascinating historical connections to the passengers on board the Titanic.
The exhibit runs June 1, 2013 through January 5, 2014. Pre-sale tickets are on sale now. Advance tickets may be purchased online or at 216-621-2400. Be prepared to select a specific date and time when you make your purchase.
Ticket prices include admission to Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition plus general admission to Great Lakes Science Center.
Youth: $22 (2 - 12 years)
Youth: $10 (2 - 12 years)