ATLANTA (July 22, 2008) – Georgia Aquarium, in association with RMS Titanic, Inc., has announced the worldwide debut of Titanic Aquatic opening August 22, 2008. Titanic Aquatic brings to life the story of the fated Ship through authentic artifacts and hands-on interactive experiences.
Through this exhibiton, Georgia Aquarium will offer insight into Titanic’s fabled past and modern-day recovery efforts. Titanic Aquatic includes a vast collection of more than 190 artifacts recovered from Titanic’s debris field including 40 that have never been seen before. In addition to recovered artifacts and dramatic room recreations, the exhibition will engage visitors through interactive displays and captivating high-definition video presentations on Titanic’s construction, maiden voyage, tragic sinking and recovery of authentic artifacts.
“This unique exhibition will pay tribute to a great story of human achievement and will be a truly memorable experience for visitors of all ages,” said Carey Rountree, Georgia Aquarium’s vice president of sales and marketing. “Titanic Aquatic will give Aquarium visitors a unique perspective on one of the world’s most magnificent ships, whose story is forever intertwined with the sea.” “This is the first time this exhibition will be on display in an aquarium,” states Bruce Eskowitz, President and CEO of Premier Exhibitions, Inc. “Incorporating Georgia Aquarium’s unique setting with the exhibit’s hands- on educational displays offers a compelling backdrop to the Titanic story.”
WHAT: Titanic Aquatic Tickets will go on sale July 2008. Titanic Aquatic tickets include Aquarium admission. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.
WHEN: Opens August 22, 2008
WHERE: Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
TICKETS: Advance Pricing
ABOUT GEORGIA AQUARIUM
The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia, is the world’s largest with more than eight million gallons of water and the largest collection of aquatic animals. The mission of the Georgia Aquarium is to be an entertaining, educational and scientific institution featuring exhibits and programs of the highest standards, offering engaging and exciting guest experiences and promoting the conservation of aquatic biodiversity throughout the world. For additional information, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.
Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRXI), located in Atlanta, GA, is a major provider of museum quality exhibitions throughout the world. Premier is a recognized leader in developing and displaying unique exhibitions for education and entertainment. The Company’s exhibitions present unique opportunities to experience compelling stories using authentic objects and artifacts in diverse environments. Exhibitions are presented in museums, exhibition centers and other entertainment venues. RMS Titanic, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Exhibitions, Inc. More information about Premier Exhibitions, Inc. is available at the company’s web site www.prxi.com.