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

Address:
1675 Lower Water St., Halifax, NS, Canada
Directions:
Downtown, on the south shore of Halifax Harbor. On Lower Water St. between Prince and Sackville Sts.
Hours:
Daily 9:30-5:30 in summer, fewer hours and days off-season (Call to verify)
Phone:
902-424-7490
RA Rates:
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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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