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Sinking of the Titanic Comes to Lexington

Titanic ExhibitionLEXINGTON, Ky. (3/6/13) – On April 15, 1912, the Titanic, the world’s largest ship, sank after colliding with an iceberg claiming more than 1,500 lives and subsequently altering the world’s confidence in modern technology. It is now 101 years later, and the Lexington Center Museum & Gallery will pay tribute to the tragedy which continues to resonate through Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, where more than 125 legendary artifacts conserved from the Ship’s debris field are showcased offering visitors a poignant look at this iconic Ship and its passengers. The Exhibition will be open from October 5, 2013 through January 26, 2014.
 
“We are honored to be able to bring this acclaimed world-class Exhibition to the Lexington community,” said Bill Owen, Lexington Center President & CEO. “It is truly an iconic piece of history, and to have Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at the Lexington Center Museum & Gallery is a privilege, and we look forward to the many ways we can bring history to life not only through the immersive Exhibition experience, but also through related events and programming.”
 
The Exhibition has been designed with a focus on the legendary RMS Titanic’s compelling human stories as best told through over 125 authentic artifacts and extensive room re-creations. Perfume from a maker who was traveling to New York to sell his samples, china etched with the logo of the elite White Star Line, even a pair of almost perfectly preserved men’s dress shoes – these and many other authentic objects offer haunting, emotional connections to lives abruptly ended or forever altered.
 
Visitors are quickly drawn back in time to 1912 upon entrance, as each receives a replica boarding pass of an actual passenger aboard Titanic. They then begin their chronological journey through the life of the Titanic, moving through the Ship’s construction, to life on board, to the ill-fated sinking and amazing artifact rescue efforts. They will marvel at the re-created First and Third class cabins, and press their palms against an iceberg while learning of countless stories of heroism and humanity. In the “Memorial Gallery” guests will take their boarding pass to the memorial wall and discover whether their passenger and traveling companions survived or perished.
 
Over the past 18 years, more than 25 million people have seen this powerful Exhibition in major museums worldwide – from Chicago to Los Angeles and Paris to London. RMS Titanic, Inc. is the only company permitted by law to recover objects from the wreck site of Titanic. The Company was granted Salvor-in-Possession rights to the wreck site of Titanic by a United States federal court in 1994 and has conducted eight research and recovery expeditions to the wreck site of Titanic rescuing more than 5,500 artifacts.
 
Ticket on sale date and ticket prices will be announced soon. For more information, visit www.lexingtoncenter.com
 
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