Titanic Museum in Branson
• Titanic Museum in Branson
Titanic Museum in Branson (Missouri, USA) - a two-story museum devoted to the famous wreck. It is located in an exact copy of the front of the vessel, made in the scale of 1: 2 at anchor in a small pool, which creates the illusion that the ship sails on the sea. A piece of the iceberg, the ship hits the board, is the entrance to the museum.
Inside the Museum of the Titanic can be seen a few replicas of rooms and facilities the ship - the grand staircase "Grand Staircase", Dining room, cabins I and III classes, the bridge - and nearly 400 exhibits, lifted to the surface from the sunken vessel and located in 20 different rooms. In addition, the museum has several interactive galleries, such as the bridge, from where the ship management is carried out, the telegraph room, where you can send an SOS, and many actors dressed in costumes of the crew.
At the entrance to the museum visitors handed a ticket with the name of one of the actual passengers sailing to the ship. The visitor does not know whether to stay alive this person is, or was lost, until he has completed a tour, reaching a plaque with the names of all passengers in 2208 and the history of salvation. The museum go costumed characters: men in double-breasted officer's uniform, a woman clothed in the form of the maids, and, of course, the ship's captain. From hidden speakers heard sirens, bells ringing and muffled voices, creating an atmosphere of approximate to the real.
One of the most exciting places in the Museum of the Titanic is a full-size replica of the grand staircase "Grand Staircase", built on the original drawings worth over a million dollars. Walking up the stairs, the visitor enters the class I, where the luxury cabins. On the bridge, located nearby, you can try your hand in the management of the ship. On the ground floor - a close cabin class III and boiler of the engine room.
In the hall called "Flooded Room" is a series of progressively tilted deck, where you can try to resist, lifeboats, where you can sit, and a bowl of salt water chilling -2 temperature, 22 ° C, which can be loaded with a finger means near its endurance test hours. This will help you understand why almost all the passengers were in the water, quickly died.
Finally, in the Museum of the Titanic has a gift shop where you can buy souvenirs and fancy gizmos, such as "Titanic" baggage tags with the inscription.
Titanic Museum in Branson - one of two museums dedicated to the sunken ship, which belong to Mr. Jocelin (John Joslyn), led an expedition to the place of sinking of the Titanic in 1987. Another museum is located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and is very similar to its counterpart in Branson.