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Ulster American Folk Park

Titanic: Window on Emigration

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

Wed 28 Feb 2018 - Sat 05 May 2018

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Have 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.

Image: ‘Games on board the Mauretania--June 12, 1911’, Library of Congress
‘Games on board the Mauretania--June 12, 1911’, Library of Congress