Three visitors to the world’s largest Titanic Museum were hospitalized after being attacked by a falling iceberg.
According to the owner, a guest was injured on Monday when the wall collapsed at an attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
In a statement released on the Facebook page Tuesday night, owners Mary Kellogg Joslyn and John Joslyn said:
“An accident occurred at the Titanic Museum attraction on Monday night, August 2. Our iceberg wall collapsed and three guests were injured when they were taken to the hospital. At this time, their injuries I don’t know the extent. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be directed at everyone affected, including the first responder.
“Immediately after the accident, the Titanic Museum attraction closed and reopened to ticketed passengers on Tuesday morning, August 3. The iceberg wall is no longer present and the affected area is closed for the time being. We expect the iceberg to take at least four weeks to rebuild.
“Guest and team member safety is always a top priority. Our maintenance professionals are in the process of reassessing quality and safety guidelines and for everyone who experiences the charm of the Titanic Museum. We will make all changes as necessary to proactively ensure happiness. “
Visitors to the attraction were boarding passes with the names of the passengers and crew on an ocean liner built in Belfast, famous for sinking after colliding with an iceberg on its maiden voyage on April 15, 1912. Receive.
Nearly 400 relics are on display, from ship ceramics to tattered deck chairs.
“Visitors can touch the real iceberg, walk down the grand staircase and the corridor of the Petty Officer Third Class, reach for 28 degrees of water, stand on a sloping deck and experience first-hand the RMS Titanic. You can, “said the attraction website.
The charm of Titanic, where the iceberg collapses, injures three visitors
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