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Titanic: Window on Emigration

Time/Date - 10:00 - 16:00, Tuesday 28 February 2012 - Saturday 31 January 2015

Have you ever wondered what life was like for the emigrants from Ireland who boarded Titanic?

‘Games on board the Mauretania--June 12, 1911’, copyright by American Press Association, courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-118048Have you ever wondered how survivors picked up the pieces of their lives following the tragedy?

This exhibition looks at the stories of some of the Irish emigrants. Set in the context of European emigration, you can explore the stories of the steerage passengers and why they left for the New World.

Explore a third class cabin on Titanic, listen to the voices of those involved and bring to life the stories of the people who handed over their tickets in Queenstown on 11 April 1912 for a journey to a new life.

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