Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: Maritime Museum of the Atlantic - Disasters Ahoy!

Halifax Harbor is where the Titanic's bodies were brought, and the site of a 1917 ship explosion that killed 2,000 people. Exhibits include the shoes of the Titanic's "unknown child," and a bloody dress worn by an explosion survivor.

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

1675 Lower Water St., Halifax, NS, Canada
Downtown, on the south shore of Halifax Harbor. On Lower Water St. between Prince and Sackville Sts.
Daily 9:30-5:30 in summer, fewer hours and days off-season (Call to verify)
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Shoes of the Unknown Child.

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic - Disasters Ahoy!

Interesting to learn the Titanic's "unknown child" has now been identified using the shoes on display and other forensic evidence.

[Lady Amanda, 05/05/2016]

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