The Maritime Musem

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Interior view of Southampton Maritime Museum. Some of the panelling in the museum is from the RMS Titanic's sister ship Olympic.

A copy of this panelling, on the main staircase, was used in the scene for the lovers metting place in the Hollywood 'Titanic' film.

Southampton Maritime Museum is based at The Wool House, built as a warehouse for medieval trade.

Southampton Maritime Museum, The Wool House,

Town Quay, Southampton, United Kingdom

Museum Direct Dial (Tel) : 023 8022 3941

This museum contains a fascinating Titanic exhibition including a video of survivors and locals talking about the disaster, plus the ornate panel Honour and Glory Crowning Time from Titanic's sister ship Olympic, Captain Smith's sword and a crew member's pocket watch which stopped when it met the icy North Atlantic waters.

Elsewhere in the museum, you will find a fleet of model ships from Southampton's past, White Star souvenirs and evidence of the museum's earlier history - Built just after 1400 it was used to store wool before export to Flanders and Italy. It was described in 1407 as the largest and strongest of all the merchant houses in the town.

Opening Hours Bank Holiday Mondays Tues-Fri 10.00 - 16.00 Sat 1000- 1300, 1400 - 1600 Sun 13.00-16.00 Closed Monday Admission charges (2010) Adults: 2.50 Children 7-16: 1.50 Children under 7: FREE Family Ticket (2 Adults, 3 Children): 5.50 School Groups: By arrangement

Concessions Persons over 60: 1.50 Students/ Unwaged: 1.50 FOSMAG Members: 1.50 MLA Members: FREE (Proof of status for all concessions will be required)

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