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The Titanic Belfast Experience

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Key Highlights

  • A must for those fascinated by the ill-fated RMS Titanic
  • Located in the shipyard where the Titanic was built
  • 9 galleries take you from the ships design to high-definition footage of the wreckage
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    You may stay as long as you wish, most visitors stay between 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes

    Start time

    Start time: Opening hours:
    April, June, July, August: 9am – 7pm, last entry 5.20pm
    May, Sep: 9am – 6pm, last entry 4.20pm
    Oct – Mar: 10am – 5pm, last entry 3.20pm
    Duration: You may stay as long as you wish, most visitors stay between 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes

    Meeting Point

    Titanic Belfast Experience is located at 1 Olympic Way, Queen's Road, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT3 9EP.
    Titanic Belfast is approximately 10 minutes from Belfast City Centre in the Titanic Quarter of the City. Parking is available nearby for those with their own vehicles (additional fee). The closest train station is Titanic Quarter Station and buses 26, 26B and 26C stop nearby.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    The Titanic Belfast Experience is a lasting tribute and interactive information centre dedicated to the story of the legend that was RMS Titanic. Titanic Belfast opened in late March of 2012, and sits 100 metres in front of where the Titanic's hull was first constructed.

    Inside this unique exhibit, visitors can get to know the stories of passengers aboard Titanic, and learn what life was really like on the ship through photographs, background stories and interactive displays. In addition to replicas of Titanic's most lavish rooms, Titanic Belfast holds a number of artefacts from the ship, including the logbook and enquiry plans.

    One of Titanic Belfast's biggest highlights is the Shipyard Ride, an electronic ride that takes visitors through the construction of Titanic using animations, special effects, and to-scale reconstructions. This ride, in addition to a life-size plan of the Titanic's Promenade Deck, allows visitors to understand the enormity of the vessel and the work that went into building the largest and most luxurious ship of the early 20th century.

    Itinerary

    Your tickets for Titanic Belfast Experience can be used at any time - Entry to Titanic Belfast Experience is given in time slots 20 minutes apart. With these tickets when you arrive you will be able to join the next slot. In quiet times you may be able to enter immediately.

    You are free to explore the museum at leisure – there are 9 distinct sections:

    Boomtown Belfast: details the thriving industry and design innovations that led to the creation of Titanic.

    The Shipyard Ride: uses special effects and reconstructions so the visitor can experience shipbuilding as it was when Titanic was built.

    The Launch of Titanic: experience the excitement of 31st May 1911 – the day Titanic launched from the Belfast shipyard.

    The Fit Out: From the luxury of first class to the heat of the engine room, experience life on board Titanic with an authentic taste of the unique engineering and superb craftsmanship that made Titanic so special.

    Maiden Voyage: is dedicated to recovered photos and tells the stories of the passengers and their ill-fated journey.

    The Sinking: At 23.40 on 14th April 1912 Titanic struck an iceberg and did not complete her journey. Relive those final hours and this tragic element of Titanic’s story through a dramatic sensory experience.

    The Aftermath: for the first time the public has access to the findings of the inquiries carried out on both sides of the Atlantic.

    Myths & Legends: a series of touch-screens compile the many depictions of Titanic in popular culture.

    Visit & Explore the Wreck: high-definition footage of Titanic at her final resting place, 4000m below sea level.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Entrance to Titanic Belfast Experience

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up & Drop-off
    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Entry to Titanic Belfast Experience is given in time slots 20 minutes apart. With these tickets when you arrive you will be able to join the next slot. In quiet times you may be able to enter immediately.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • fantastic

      the museum was fully equiped for disabled like me and that makes so much difference...

      MRS SUSAN CLARKE