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A large scale model of Titanic on display behind glass at Titanic Belfast.

A timeline of Titanic

Despite its short life-span, the RMS Titanic and the story of its creation, maiden voyage and tragic sinking has held a grip on the popular imagination of the whole world for more than a century.

  • A large scale model of Titanic on display behind glass at Titanic Belfast.
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    A timeline of Titanic

    Despite its short life-span, the RMS Titanic and the story of its creation, maiden voyage and tragic sinking has held a grip on the popular imagination of the whole world for more than a century.

  • Man dressed as a pirate, juggling while crowds of adults and children watch. Part of Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival.
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    Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival

    Every year the Belfast’s Maritime Mile comes alive as thousands attend a celebration of all things nautical. The Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival follows in the footsteps of the local seamen, dockers and visiting sailors who frequented the area over the centuries and toasts their major contribution to this city’s history.

  • Harland and Wolff shipyard in Titanic Quarter at dusk. The 2 large  yellow Harland and Wolff cranes known as Samson and Goliath are prominent with the hangars illuminated in the background by lighting from the shipyard.
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    Belfast’s Titanic Quarter

    An expansive urban waterfront with one of the great global visitor attractions as its centrepiece, you can’t truly experience Belfast without taking some time to explore the Titanic Quarter. This historic part of Northern Ireland’s capital has had such a huge influence on both the city and the world, and its story reveals itself around every corner.

  • Exhibit of a first class bedroom on Titanic at Titanic Belfast. A lady in period costume appears on a screen to give a description to visitors of what they are looking at.
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    12 things you didn’t know about Titanic

    When RMS Titanic sailed away on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England on April 10th, 1912, she was hailed as ‘the new wonder of the world’. A remarkable feat of engineering, she was the largest and most luxuriously appointed ship ever seen and, despite her tragic sinking five days later, she remains a source of enduring pride in the city where she was built – Belfast. 

  • A couple strolling along Belfast harbour in Titanic Quater, with SS Nomadic and Titanic Belfast in view just ahead.
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    Titanic route map

    Almost the whole world knows that the RMS Titanic, ‘unsurpassable’, ‘unsinkable’ and the most famous ship of all time, was built and launched in Belfast. 

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