The Titanic Museum is a two-story museum shaped like the RMS Titanic which you will notice in the skyline about a mile down the road. It is located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and opened in 2010. It is built half-scale to the original ship and is the largest permanent Titanic museum in the world. The exterior building is actually built inside of a pool, to give the realistic illusion of the Titanic sea.
A Once In A Lifetime Experience
A magical experience unlike any other, the Titanic guests are given a boarding ticket that has a story of an actual passenger. During your self-guided tour, you will follow the passenger’s story as the exhibit proceeds. Each of the artifacts that are shown relates directly to a passenger or crew member of the actual ship, and at the end of the tour, you will discover the fate that met the passenger assigned to you at the beginning.
So many amazing things are able to be discovered at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge. From the Titanic’s Grand Staircase with its cherub statue and elaborate railings to the historic treasures and artifacts, you will be able to get an educational history of the Titanic’s voyage. The costumed cast member groups and the personal addition of learning a passenger’s fate are unique experiences that will truly immerse each visitor into history.
Gallery rooms are also filled with rare historical artifacts, and to top it off, guests are able to have a simulated underwater exploration of the Titanic. Some of the artifacts that you will see during your time include a real-life jacket, cabin replicas, and the sloping deck as the ship sank. With a self-guided tour as well as audio tour supplements, you can explore to your heart’s content. From the Titanic artifact displays to interesting interact attraction options, your time spent at this Smoky Mountain museum is sure to be an educational one.
Plan Your Titanic Experience Now
The Titanic Museum is open 7-days a week, from 9 am to 9 pm. Just a heads up, the Titanic Museum does require every guest to wear a face-covering during the extent of the tour inside. If you’re wanting to experience the beauty and magic of the Titanic, but need somewhere to stay during your trip, check out Great Smoky Mountains Cabin Rentals!