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TITANIC: The artifact exhibition Open To Media For Advance Press Preview

Be the First to View the Blockbuster Exhibition
 
 
WHAT:  On March 20, 2013, be the first to view Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, before its Albuquerque debut. Seen by more than 25 million visitors world-wide, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition features 125 authentic artifacts that have been recovered from the wreck site of Titanic, 2.5 miles beneath the ocean surface.
 
Visitors are quickly drawn back in time to 1912 upon entrance, as each receives a replica boarding pass of an actual passenger aboard Titanic. They then begin their chronological journey through the life of Titanic, moving through the Ship’s construction, to life on board, to the ill-fated sinking and amazing artifact rescue efforts. They will marvel at the re-created interior of the Ship, and press their palms against an iceberg while learning of countless stories of heroism and humanity.
 
The Exhibition will open to the public beginning on March 23, 2013. For more information, visit www.nmnaturalhistory.org, or call 505-841-2800.
 
WHEN:           March 20, 2013 11:00am
 
WHERE:       New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
                     1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque 87104
  
PHOTO/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES
­ One-on-one interviews with Theresa Nelson, spokesperson for Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition from RMS Titanic, Inc., are available. Nelson can explain the importance of the Exhibition, the history and stories behind Titanic and her passengers and crew members as well as the artifacts that are on display. To schedule an interview, please contact Alicia Borrego Pierce – 505-264-5464.
 
­Accredited media are permitted to take photos (with flash) and film throughout the entire Exhibition.
 
*TV may make arrangements to broadcast live for morning or evening news.
 
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Alicia Borrego Pierce, MBA
Deputy Director
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
 
1801 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Fax: 505-841-2844
Ph: 505-841-2856