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'Titanic' Exhibition Opening at the Henry Ford Museum

By March 27, 2012

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Titanic Exhibit
The largest traveling exhibition of artifacts from the Titanic will go on display on March 31, at the Henry Ford Museum. This means that the in Dearborn, Michigan, museum will be one of the best places in the United States for learning about and commemorating the Titanic on April 15, 2012, the 100th anniversary of its sinking.

More than 300 objects will be on display at Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. Included among the relics are original chinaware, crystal, and silver; passenger clothing; cosmetic and perfume vials; portholes; and sections from the ship's grand staircase. A full replica of the staircase as well as re-creations of other parts of the ship will give visitors a sense of the size and grandeur of the RMS Titanic. The exhibit will chronicle the discovery of the Titanic wreckage and the efforts that have been made to restore relics recovered from the ship. The accompanying IMAX documentary Titanica will provide an in-depth look at the building, launching, sinking, and recovery of the infamous vessel.

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition will be on display at The Henry Ford through September 30, 2012. For more information, "like" the exhibition or the museum on Facebook or follow @rms_titanic_inc or @thehenryford on Twitter.

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