Sunday, January 6, 2013

Titanic Family Adventure

Yea, I know it's not supposed to be an adventure, although I think that's what it started out as for so many aboard, almost 101 years ago. While it is an intriguing story for so many of us it is a very sad story also.

It's a story that our family has had the privilege to experience several times over the last year and half. We went for our first time in June 2011 and fell in love with the Titanic and her story. Read all about it  here! Mattie, my history buff would move in I believe, because she learns something new every time she goes. We visited again in April 2012 for the 100 year Tribute to the Titanic. What a celebration of life and a memorial to those aboard.

We visited on Thanksgiving. The Titanic was beautifully decorated for Christmas, but there was a special treat that night, fireworks and snow. The fireworks were beautiful and the snow was wonderful.  I have some really neat pictures but for some reason they won't load, sorry.

From the 100 Year Tribute
We love the Titanic Crew. Every single person is always so warm and welcoming when they see you. This evening was no different, even though they were missing out on family time. Even Mrs. Joslyn one of the owners herself was there. I think it is really neat that the Joslyn's are hands on with the Titanic. We have seen Mrs. Joslyn several times we have been there. The first time she told us about the timeline board. We didn't have any idea who she was at the time, but later learned her identity.

This year is the Year of the Child. Those who visit will learn the stories of the 133 children aboard the Titanic. There is also a Princess Tea Party coming up in April, for all those little girls in your life. And you won't want to miss the third annual Professional Ice Carving Competition on January 19th. Titanic will honor teachers again in February with a free ticket. January through May offers homeschoolers special rates.

Titanic is closed this week until January 11th for its cleaning and set up of the new exhibit honoring the children. But never fear,  I have a family pass to give away. I want you to have the opportunity to explore, remember and enjoy the excitement of the Titanic.

Leave me a comment below to enter to win the family pass which is good for two adults and four children. It expires February 28th so you will need to use it soon.

Tell me what intrigues you about the Titanic in the comments below to be entered to win.

You have until midnight January 11th to enter. I will use random.org to select a winner.

Disclaimer: I received a free family admission to the Titanic on Thanksgiving and received another to giveaway.

PS: You can click through any of the purple links to find out more about the Titanic.

5 comments:

Wendy said...

What an interestng topic to pursue-the children. I can't imagine all the horror of the Titanic's sinking, much less what it must have been like through the eyes of a child. It seems like I, too, learn something new about the Titanic every year and I have been learning for a lot of years now! But it sounds like there is lots more to learn, and I would love to get my little girl over there to start her own learning journey.

Miss Becky said...

I would love to check out the exhibit especially since it's about the children. I can think of some folks to share this family pass with! Sounds like a fun trip!

Becky Mitchell

Melanie Clark said...

The story of the Titanic is a fascinating but tragic story. We have been once, on a field trip, where we were rushed through. I would love to be able to go again and actually be able to read and study some of the exhibits.

mommyto4mjs said...

Congratulations Melanie! You Won!

Thanks to random.org for choosing a winner.

Melanie Clark said...

7whoohooo!!! that is awesome!!
thank you, thank you, thank you!