TITANIC: The Artifact Exhibition Presents TALES FROM TITANIC - Halloween Weekend, Oct 28 to Nov 1
For one weekend only, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition presents Tales From Titanic, guided tours exploring the myths, mysteries, and hauntings of the “Ship of Dreams,” Oct. 28-Nov. 1. With true stories about the ship’s passengers, crew, and untimely demise, and chilling firsthand accounts of paranormal activity in its world-famous exhibitions, a costumed expert portraying Mackay-Bennett employee Clifford Crease. Mackay-Bennett was a cable ship in 1912 that was fitted out as a “morgue ship” because of its role in collecting the bodies of Titanic that perished in the frigid ocean. Crease will guide small group tours on October 28th and 29th at 2 p.m. and October 30th - November 1st at 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., with each tour running approximately 90 minutes. Starting at $15.75 for children ages 11 and under and $21.95 for ages 12 and up, tickets for the Tales From Titanic guided tours are on sale now at www.TitanicOrlando.com. Discounts do not apply.
Thrilling for all ages, visitors will hear tales of passenger premonitions and paranormal experiences as told by a reincarnated Clifford Crease. The exhibition features more than 300 artifacts and historical items on display along with full-scale room recreations of the ship’s Grand Staircase, first-class cabin, and Promenade deck. Inside the exhibition, many employees and guests have reported paranormal activity believed to be caused by the ghosts or spirits of former passengers who have returned in search of their prized possessions salvaged from the ocean floor.
Throughout the limited-time tour, Crease will detail haunted accounts of passengers, including stories told of second-class passengers Benjamin Hart, his wife Esther, and their 7-year old daughter. Esther expressed anxiety that “something dreadful” was going to happen to the ship. As a result of her anxiety, Esther did not sleep at night but during the day. She stayed up every evening, fully dressed in anticipation. Guests will also hear the story of stoker Mulholland who worked on Titanic from Belfast to Southhampton but had a premonition not to continue his voyage when he saw Jenny, the ship’s cat, carry her newborn kittens down the gangplank onto the dock. He thought, “That cat knows something and has decided that Titanic is no place for her family to spend their lives.” Mulholland decided to follow the cat’s example and left the ship himself.
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition is now open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with final entry at 4 p.m. Tales From Titanic guided tours will be offered for one weekend only, October 28th and 29th at 2 p.m. and October 30th - November 1st at 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.TitanicOrlando.com.
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About Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
The grand story of the “Ship of Dreams” is revived through Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition on International Drive. With more than 300 real artifacts, guests embark on a journey to feel what it was like aboard the famous luxury liner. The exhibition includes dramatic recreations of the Grand Staircase, first-class cabin, and houses the second-largest Titanic piece ever recovered, the "Little Big Piece," a 3-ton section of the original ship's hull. Travel back in time and experience the wonder and tragedy of the world’s most famous ocean-liner.