Titanic collection at Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

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The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum has acquired a collection of more than 7,000 items from the Titanic's parent company White Star Line.

It includes serving dishes and soap from the Titanic, as well as passenger lists, tickets, playing cards and a steward's menu ideas.

The collection will form the basis of an exhibition at the museum to mark the centenary of the Titanic's launch.

TITANICa: The Exhibition will be open to the public on 31 May.

The Titanic sank in 1912 after striking an iceberg on its maiden voyage in the Atlantic. It caused the deaths of 1,517 people in one of the deadliest peacetime sea disasters in history....

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