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Titanic Museum, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Visit the Titanic Museum during your motorcoach bus tour to Pigeon Forge & the Smoky Mountains. The Museum is a celebration of the ship, its passengers & the crew by telling the stories of their lives. The Titanic Museum is a 30,000 square-foot, two story museum shaped like the RMS Titanic. It holds 20 galleries with hundreds of artifacts on two decks. Opened in 2010, Titanic Pigeon Forge, TN has hosted well over 2 million visitors and has been the recipient of accolades and awards from their guests, the media and the travel industry. The Museum has been endorsed by the World Famous Titanic Historical Society as an internationally recognized living museum holding the largest display of Titanic artifacts anywhere.

As the whole world remembers the most famous luxury liner, the Titanic Museum continues to open the door to the past in it's one of a kind way, letting "passengers" experience what it was like to walk the hallways, parlors, cabins and the Grand Staircase of the Titanic. You are surrounded by more than 400 artifacts directly from the ship and passengers. As a visitor you will be able to touch a real iceberg, walk the Grand Staircase and third class hallways, and reach your hands into 28-degree water and try to stand on the sloping decks to learn what it was like on the RMS Titanic by experiencing it first-hand.

During your self-guided tour, you will receive a Boarding Pass of an actual Titanic passenger or crew member and later discover your passengers' fate in the Titanic Memorial Room where 2,208 names line the historic wall. You will be able to shovel "coal" in the Titanic's Boiler Room and also sit in an actual size lifeboat and hear true passenger stories.

 

Exterior view of Titanic Museum Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge
Interior View of Titanic Museum's Lobby Lobby of the Titanic Museum
View of the Grand Staircase inside the Museum Walk the Grand Staircase
View of the Grand Staircase inside the Museum Titanic's Hand-Crafted Grand Staircase
View of the Glass Dome in the Grand Staircase Glass Dome in the Grand Staircase

History

In 1987 - 75 years after the RMS Titanic sank -John Joslyn owner of the Titanic Museum Attraction, co-led a 6 million dollar expedition to the bottom of the sea to photograph the wreck and bring up artifacts. The team spent 44 days at sea and the expedition dove the site 32 times. Their mission was to explore the wreckage, retrieve artifacts and film the broken remains. The giant museum attractions exhibit is one of the largest permanent collections of the Titanic artifacts and memorabilia. Mr Joslyn wanted to share as closely as possible with guests what Titanic's actual passengers and crew experienced aboard the ship. Visitors can touch finely carved wooden inlays, grasp the wheel on the captain's bridge, tap out messages on the ship's wireless, and feel an iceberg's chill, stroll the decks and galleries and listen to stories told by real survivors.

 

"Unsinkable Molly Brown" Gallery

Opened in January 2014, The "Unsinkable Molly Brown" Gallery provides an intimate in depth insight into one of the Titanic's most famous and memorable passengers. The Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge has been appointed the guardian and caretaker of this personal artifact collection. Visitors will learn the real story, explore her life throughpersonal belongings, private papers and cherished possessions. Margart Tobin Brown aka "Unsinkable Molly Brown" earned her nickname by not only surviving the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic, but also for her heroic efforts in helping others board life boats and evacuate the ship. She even went as far as to attempt her own rescue mission from inside her life boat. Learn about the remarkable woman's life.

 

Titanic Store

Be sure to visit the Titanic Museum Store for memorable keepsakes of your visit. you can purchase toys, jewelry, collectibles, souvenirs, books DVDs apparel and much more.

 

Travel Tips

-The Titanic Museum Attraction is fully accessible to the disabled and is wheelchair friendly. They have wheelchairs available and elevators that give access to the upper floor.

-Cameras and/or video are not allowed at the Museum.

Picture of the First Class State Room First Class State Room
Picture of the First Class State Room First Class State Room
Pocket Watch from a Survivor of the Titanic Pocket Watch from a Survivor of the Titanic
Belongings from a Third Class Passenger Belongings from a Third Class Passenger
Picture of a chair from the Titanic Dining Room See the Dining Gallery
Exhibit Inside the Ship of Dreams Inside the Ship of Dreams
Picture of the Boiler Room Shovel "Coal" in the Boiler Room
Inside view of the Titanic Museum Store Titanic Museum Store