Liverpool is the land of Boats, sailors and a lot of history.
One of the cities in England with a lot of history and background.
|The HMS Conway salvaged anchor
Merseyside Maritime museum is a free entrance museum divided into 3 floors with different exhibitions:
- Lusitania: Life, Loss and Legacy / 300 Year of Liverpool Waterfront
- Titanic and Liverpool: the untold story
I am going to only show you some pictures and make comments on the same, because to make a full description would be writing a book.
Lusitania: Life, Loss and Legacy / 300 Year of Liverpool Waterfront
|These statues, on real scale, are so impressive on how perfect and real they look.
They represent the Boat crew
|The beard of these man was impressively real.
Read more about Lusitania on the museum website HERE
Titanic and Liverpool: the untold story
Impressive exhibition! We learned so much. So many myths created around the movie and confused with reality.
Still the 2nd and 3rd class as well as the crew deaths were 90%, meanwhile the 1st class almost everyone lived.
|You can smell things like the 1st class soap (wonderful), the engine oil, bread and wet paint.
Some real newspapers of the day
|The difference from the movie to the real fact: Captain shot himself in real life,
in the movie he sunk with the boat.
|Props from the 1997 Movie Titanic with Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet
Read more about Titanic on the museum website HERE
This exhibition is very touching on how human beings treat the others.
|Slave boat shackles and on the right the medical equipment
to treat them on the boat (inhuman)
|This is Today. Unfortunately I have met people that I think are slaves and
unfortunately I don’t have proof.
The UK has slaves from all nationalities. Most of them comes as Immigrants to work and their passports are taken away, becoming slaves for all kind of hard and dirty work.
|Some (dirty) tourist that go to India to pay for this…
Until something is really done, this will continue to happen.
See more about the Slavery Exhibition on the Museum website HERE
This museum is free for everyone.