“The Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” at Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is ready to welcome more than 100 new artifacts to its collection, including 20 never-before-seen items that will join the more than 350 artifacts within the exhibition’s current collection, which also includes a 15-ton section of the Titanic’s starboard hull.
A few of the new Titanic artifacts on display this year include a first-class smoking room chandelier, chef’s baker hat, jar of cream belonging to a passenger, pair of dress shoes belonging to a passenger, hourglass, alligator skin wallet and calling card.
“After years of conservation efforts, we are able to showcase these 20 never-before-seen artifacts which now join the largest collection of Titanic artifacts on display,” said Alex Klingelhofer, executive director of collections, Experiential Media Group, LLC. “Our company is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Titanic, her wreck site and her passengers and crew. We continuously research and learn new information on each one of the artifacts we have recovered and presenting these new artifacts is part of our commitment to telling the story of Titanic to the world.”
Experiential Media Group’s affiliate RMS Titanic, Inc., serves as the exclusive steward of RMS Titanic. RMS Titanic, Inc., recovered and conserved more than 5,500 artifacts since 1987.
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