Titanic Exhibition: Bristol

Start Date
February 22, 2022
End Date
February 27, 2022
The Island, Bridewell Street, Bristol, BS1 2QD

The wreck room, containing artefacts from the Titanic.

Titanic Museum Exhibition - Bristol was a one-week experience at The Island Gallery, where visitors could explore the city’s connection to the Titanic, view artefacts never before seen in public, and learn about the great ship.

The exhibition took place at The Island, a multi-use creative space that hosts over 100 resident artists and boast a Circus Training Space, Dance Studio, artist studios, and music studios.

In a small, intimate environment, visitors to the exhibition could discover items from the Titanic including:

  • Pocket watch and other personal items of Titanic’s stoker, William James Major.
  • The notebook used by third class steward Thomas Mullin.
  • Items from the wreck site, including a small piece of the Titanic’s hull.
  • A full-size bronze recreation of the Titanic’s Grand Staircase cherub.
  • A fog horn used during the rescue of the Titanic’s passengers.
  • Chinaware and silverware used by first class passengers.
  • Items from the Harland & Wolff shipyard where the Titanic was built.

Visitors could also learn about the people from Bristol that boarded the great ship, the history of the Titanic, life onboard, and how the world was changed after the disaster. 

An engine room telegraph.