"Honouring the tragedy of the Titanic"

Titanic Memorial, Washington Overview

The Titanic Memorial was opened in 1931 to honor the victims of the Titanic tragedy that saw as many 1,500 people lose their lives. The memorial especially honors those who sacrificed their lives to save others. The statue was erected by the Women’s Titanic Memorial Association.

The memorial consists of a 13ft statue of a partly clad man with his arms outstretched on a square base. Beneath the statue are inscriptions in the front and back, which pay homage to the victims of the disaster. The statue is flanked by a square exedra, which is built on a small platform.

Sculptor: Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
Built to commemorate: The sinking of the Titanic during its maiden voyage
Timings: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Address: Washington, DC 20005, United States
Fees: Free
Closest metro station: Waterfront Station

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