The Titanic, the ‘unsinkable' ship that perished late in the evening of April 14, 1912 had specific ties with Halifax and today you knowledgeable guide will take you back to this historic time. Visit the final resting place of 150 passengers where 121 victims are buried. Visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic with its display of items plucked from the North Atlantic by the rescue crews and the temporary morgue sites and church where memorials were held. The legend of Titanic lives on for you to experience.
Learn how Halifax became inseparably connected to the sinking of the Titanic. Your three-hour guided tour visits Fairview Lawn Cemetery, the burial site for 121 of the ship’s victims. It passes the morgue that accepted John Jacob Astor’s body, the church that buried an unknown child, and the pier from which “the death ship” MacKay-Bennett sailed to Titanic’s sinking site. You’ll visit Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, the world’s largest collection of wooden Titanic artifacts.
• Fairview Lawn Cemetery: Visit the gravestones of 121 Titanic victims.
• Titanic Aftermath: A kilted guide points out sites fatefully connected to the “unsinkable” ship.
• Maritime Museum of the Atlantic: See the largest collection of wooden Titanic artifacts in the world.
What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Sun protection
• Cash/credit cards
What to Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Walking shoes
• Venues are wheelchair accessible; however, Fairview Lawn Cemetery may require assistance with slight inclines on beaten pathways.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.