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Titanic's Dock and Pump-House

Science Park | Queens Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Titanic's Dock and Pump-House is the world's only authentic Titanic landmark. It is the last place Titanic rested on dry ground, and is her physical footprint in history. Visitors can experience life in 1912 by descending 44 feet into the colossal dry dock and walk in the footsteps of the men who worked in the shipyard a century ago. Experience the engineering behind the legendary pump-house, which still houses the original pumping engines, situated deep in the pump-well. The Pump-House also includes a visitor center and cafe, where you can relax and enjoy hot and cold snacks, refreshments, free wi-fi, or even pick up a souvenir or two from our Titanic gift shop. An inspiring and thought-provoking experience awaits you!
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Science Park | Queens Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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"titanic experience"
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"sheer size"
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"climb down"
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"dry land"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit as gives you an insight of how the past shipbuilder lives and worked. A lot of steps to walk down the dry dock

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

its ok but for anybody seriously interested in titanic birth it was a letdown and the exhibition was poor it was not as good as what can be found on the www

Thank Paul P
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

I am a HUGE Titanic lover so this was a must see spot for me. We went on a very cold, rainy, and windy day, so we were the only ones! It is being renovated so don’t be fooled if it looks deserted. I booked...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Approximately 10 minutes walk from the Titanic exhibition, we walked along the road (nothing to see) as we missed the signposts for the river pathway. But walked back along the river, lots of regeneration in the area and by the summer should be finished? Not...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This is a 10-15 minute walk from the Titanic building so consider driving or visiting separately particularly if weather is dull or you have tired kids. The tour is self-guided and more basic than the Titanic centre. It's good to see the scale of the...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is the real place to visit, to see the actual pump house and stand in the dock where the Titanic was built, rather than the visitor centre. It was amazing to stand down in it too.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

A damp January morning, and I was determined, despite my arthritic old ankles, to get a look at the Titanic’s dry dock, and hopefully climb down into it. IT WAS SO WORTH THE EFFORT! What an amazing piece of history! Mercifully, it’s not ‘interactive’ and,...More

2  Thank Stephen P
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I felt honoured and humbled to be able to walk right through the Titanic Dock and look around the exhibits alongside it. I am very concerned, however, that this fabulous exhibit is so low key. When the Belfast City Sightseeing stops at the HMS Caroline...More

2  Thank alysonclare
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Small café pump room not much to see and then the dry dock is what it is just a big open space. The kids went down into it to have a walk along the length but there is nothing else here. Problem was that the...More

Thank Delia R
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a hidden gem! It's a bit of a walk (10 min.) from the Titanic Belfast Museum but it is more than worth it. Words or pictures just can't describe the magnitude of this place or the history. Adults and children alike will find...More

Thank Debi C
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ItalyLover2014
14 January 2018|
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Response from Roslyn C | Reviewed this property |
Are you talking about the dock and pumphouse or the Titanic exhibit itself? This is a separate tour it looks at the original building docks and is on a mini train. It certainly doesn't take 5 hours to do but should be done... More
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Arlene1986
2 May 2017|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
Allow a little more than an hour. We got there 45 minutes before they closed and had just enough time to go down the stairs and walk around the dry dock. We didn't get to see inside the pump house. An hour and a half... More
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