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Known for her bigger-than-life personality, visitors to the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge will soon get an inside view of who the real Unsinkable Molly Brown was with the museums brand new 2014 exhibit. Opening January 17, guests to the Pigeon Forge museum will get a special glimpse of never-before-seen items including personal belongings, private papers and cherished possessions.
Adding to the unbelievable collection, Helen Benziger, Molly Brown’s Great Granddaughter, will be making a special two-day appearance at the Pigeon Forge museum, Feb 14-15. Exhibit guests will be in awe as Benziger retells family stories of her legendary great-grandmother.
Molly Brown earned her nickname by not only surviving the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic, but also for her heroic efforts in helping others board life boats and evacuate the ship. She even went as far as to attempt her own rescue mission from insider her life boat.
The special Pigeon Forge museum exhibit is the most recent in a long line of special tributes to the Unsinkable Molly Brown. Other tributes to Brown include the 1964 namesake classic starring the Debbie Reynolds that showcased the life of Molly from her humble mountain roots to her lavish lifestyle that lead her aboard the Titanic. As well as when Oscar Award winner Cathy Bates portrayed Molly Brown in the 1997 film tribute to the Titanic co-starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. Brown has also served as the inspiration for several books, an opera and a Broadway musical.
For the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, the new Unsinkable Molly Brown is just the latest in never-before-seen artifacts and special exhibits to call the attraction home. Visitors may recall the iconic Wallace Hartley violin that visited the museum last spring, as well as the must-see tribute to the 133 children that were aboard the Titanic during its infamous journey.
To purchase tickets to the upcoming Unsinkable Molly Brown exhibit, or to learn more about other exciting events at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, give them a call at 1-800-381-7670, or visit their online ticket reservation system.
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