Discover the early development of Titanic and her sister ships, from her design and build by local shipyard workers to her launch in 1912.
Explore the Titanic and her world. In this permanent exhibition you'll learn about the local enterprise and skills which were combined to produce these vessels of exceptional quality and design - Titanic and her sister ships, Olympic and Britannic. Fascinating artefacts and personal stories will help you to find out more about life on board Titanic, and how the story of this ship has endured in myth and memory. Explore the short but dramatic life of Titanic and the events leading up to her tragic loss in 1912.
In 1907 the concept of the three ships, Olympic, Titanic and Britannic was born. Discover why they were designed to be the largest and most luxurious in the world.
Turning the intricate shipbuilding plans into a finished ship was an enormously complex task. Learn about the skills of the thousands of shipyard workers at Harland & Wolff who toiled tirelessly to take each ship from plan to completion.
Discover the stories of the people involved with Titanic both one hundred years ago, and today. What was life like on board the ship? How did the Titanic tragedy affect individuals? And what does Titanic mean to us today?
Three Sister Ships
Titanic (1912) and her two sister ships, Olympic (1911) and Britannic (1914), formed the White Star Line’s Olympic class. Explore the stories of these magnificent liners and their three very different fates.
Titanic endures in the public imagination and in popular culture. See how she has been remembered and her story re-imagined through film, music and all manner of memorabilia.