Experiencing the Titanic Belfast Museum

Experiencing the Titanic Belfast Museum, Belfast, Ireland (B)

As we walked along the River Lagan towards the famous shipyard and Titanic Belfast Museum home, I couldn’t help but wonder what it’s all about? Before visiting I was very naïve to Belfast’s shipbuilding past and could only focus on one thing, “why celebrate such a failure?” Surely this was a black eye in the city’s past. Why open old wounds? Well, in short, the Titanic left here fine. Of course the long answer is much more interesting and something the Titanic Belfast Museum tells in an incredibly interactive and fascinating way.

With the massive Harland & Wolff cranes in the distance I started to realize the sheer size and manpower it took to build such a ship. Then I saw the museum. Shiny, pointy, and 126 feet tall (the same as the Titanic itself), the Titanic Belfast Museum stands as one of the most unique looking museums I’ve ever seen. The building is there to represent Belfast’s shipbuilding past and does so in imposing and impressive fashion – all from the very spot the Titanic was built and launched from. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Experiencing the Titanic Belfast Museum
Guide Location: Ireland » Belfast
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Shaun Robertson
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  • Titanic Belfast Museum