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July 08, 2009

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cursingmama

My membership is set to expire & still I haven't gotten over to see this exhibit - bad patron that I am.
And, those musical stirs drive me bat crap crazy ----

kmkat

I have not been to the new museum yet, but I wondered if they kept the musical stairs -- yay! that they did.

I used to do the tax returns for some trusts created by a woman who was on her way back to the US on the Titanic after a honeymoon European tour. Both she and her husband survived, and there was apparently some, er, public *discussion* at the time about why her husband -- a member of a prominent and wealthy MN flour milling company -- made it on to a lifeboat when so many others did not.

kate

This exhibit was at the Royal BC Museum two years ago. I was deeply moved by it -- although I admit I felt slightly voyeuristic and also very saddened. An amazing exhibit, my son who was 6 at the time was also very moved by it, especially with the memorial wall (if I remember correctly only one out of all of our passengers survived). The science part was pretty cool, about the icebergs and also how they retrieved the artifacts.

melanie

Musical stairs -- delightful!

The boarding pass reminds me of the Holocaust Museum, where you are given the identity of a victim of the Shoah - it certainly personalizes and deepens the experience.

Carrie K

Did the musical stairs also sing Celine Dion? Just checking.

That shanghaied young man's story is amazing! The truth is really stranger than fiction.

Linda

Where are the musical stairs and how could I have missed them in all of our visits?

We need to get to this exhibit soon.

Dominique

I was always fascinated by the story of the Titanic when I was a kid. This looks like such a great exhibit! Wish I lived closer so I could see it.

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