On April 15, 1912, Titanic, the world's largest ship, sank after colliding with an iceberg, claiming more than 1,500 lives and shaking the world's confidence in the infallibility of modern technology. The story of the sinking is legendary. 100 years later, the Union Station in Kansas City pays tribute to the tragedy which continues to resonate around the world. Experience the wonder and tragedy of this ill-fated ship on a journey through Titanic's history. Travel back in time with compelling stories, historically accurate room recreations, and nearly 300 authentic artifacts recovered on seven research expeditions since the ship's discovery in 1985.
The ESU Kansas City Branch arranged a special Group Tour of Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at Union Station in Kansas City on Saturday, August 18, 2012. Our Group package included admission to the Exhibit followed by a casual luncheon at Harvey's Café located at Union Station. Nineteen ESU members and guests attended the Tour and Luncheon and had a delightful afternoon.
Watch this video from Fox4 News in Kansas City which shows some highlights of the Titanic Exhibit at Union Station in Kansas City.