One of the most important artifacts from a century-old tragedy has been found. The Titanic Museum Branson will have it on exhibit, exclusively, for a very limited time. See the long-lost Titanic Violin, the iconic instrument belonging to Titanic band leader, Wallace Hartley. The violin will be on display August 1-September 7, 2013.
Throughout the years, the historic violin has had its share of controversy and some have disputed its authenticity. However, with the assistance of some leading experts in their respective fields, an extensive provenance package now exists and according to officials with the Titanic Museum Attractions and leading Titanic experts, the violin belonged to Wallace Hartley.
Due to this historical exhibit, for the first time the museum will host a special VIP preview at 8:30am everyday starting August 1, limited to 25 people per tour. Regular museum hours begin at 9am.
The historic violin was previously on display at the Titanic Museum Pigeon Forge. After the violin visits the Branson Titanic Museum it will travel back to England. There, it will be auctioned off by Henry Aldridge and Son on Saturday, October 19.
Purchase Titanic Museum tickets now to see this unique piece of history.