RETRACE THE JOURNEY OF THE FINAL 123 PASSENGERS WHO BOARDED THE TITANIC IN COBH, CO. CORK
Titanic Experience Cobh is a permanent visitor centre, located in the original White Star Line Ticket Office in the centre of Cobh town (formally known as Queenstown), the departure point for the final 123 passengers who boarded the Titanic.
The visitor experience is presented in two parts. The first is an exciting immersive audio visual tour retracing the steps of the 123 passengers who boarded Titanic from Queenstown on April 11, 1912. Experience their anticipation of the long journey ahead and their new life waiting in America. With Fourth Officer Boxall as your virtual guide and using innovative audio visual technology and replica set designs, 'passengers' will experience what life would have been like on board for those 123 Queenstown Passengers. Passengers will share the excitement of boarding the most luxurious liner of her time and feel the horror of the tragedy on that fateful night on the April 15, 1912.
The second part of the Titanic Experience examines how it all went wrong. The unbelievable and "almost" impossible sequence of events that occurred to cause Titanic to sink. Using computer generated graphics to recreate the collision and subsequent sinking, film analysis of the Titanic on the seabed and expert interviews, these interactive exhibits allow visitors to find out how and why the Titanic sank on that fateful night. Touchscreen Computers allow you to look at the personalities on board the ship and in particular to discover the fate of our 123 Queenstown passengers.
The Titantic Experience Cobh is in the centre of Cobh. By car and bus - exit from the N25.
By Rail: Irish Rail Offer a Commuter Service to Cobh from Kent Station in Cork City. The train station in Cobh is a few minutes walk from the Titanic Experience Cobh. Just walk into Cobh town passing the Waters Edge Hotel, Sirius Arts Centre and then Cobh Park is on your right. The Titanic Experience Cobh is the next building on your Right next to the park.