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September 28, 2012

Originally posted on NC Museum of Natural Sciences Exhibits Blog:

by Jenny Profet

Since April, there have been signs around the Museum announcing that Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition would be here in September. For the past several months, staff members from all sections of the Museum have been working hard to get ready for this fateful launch.

Floor plans were drawn by the Exhibits department, and the marketing team got the word out. Lots of special events have been planned (costume contest, anyone?). But how does an exhibit go from one city to the next?

Photo of a truck full of crates holding pieces of the Titanic exhibition

Happy Monday! The Titanic trucks start to arrive.

It can take anywhere from several days to many months to install an exhibit. It took our staff over two months to install the Dead Sea Scrolls back in 2008. But Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition will be installed in just eight days!

Bright and early Monday morning, six tractor trailers and nearly two dozen people…

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