HMS Caroline


The UK's last surviving WWI Royal Navy cruiser has been converted into a floating museum, docked in Titanic Quarter. Audio tours take in the captain's quarters, officers' cabins, marine's mess, sick bay, engine room and galley kitchen, with interactive exhibits and a film dramatisation of HMS Caroline's role in the 1916 Battle of Jutland. Tickets are valid for one year; buy them at the office in the pump house.

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1. Titanic's Dock & Pump House

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At the far end of Queen's Rd is an impressive monument to the days of the great liners – the vast Thompson Dry Dock where the Titanic was fitted out.

2. Great Light

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This light is one of the largest optics of its kind. It was used in Tory Island lighthouse from 1887 to 1924 and then on Mew Island until 2014. It is…

3. Titanic Studios

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Just northeast of Titanic Belfast you'll see the huge paint hall where ship component parts were painted in a climate-controlled environment. Today it's…

4. Harland & Wolff Drawing Offices

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The designs for the Titanic were first drawn up here at the original Harland & Wolff drawing offices. Now part of the Titanic Hotel, the drawing offices,…

5. Titanic Belfast

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The stunning, star-shaped Titanic Belfast is the city's number-one tourist draw. Standing majestically at the head of the slipway where the Titanic was…

6. SS Nomadic

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Built in Belfast in 1911, the SS Nomadic is the last remaining vessel of the White Star Line. The little steamship ferried 1st- and 2nd-class passengers…

7. W5

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8. Odyssey Complex

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The cylindrical-shaped Odyssey Complex is a huge sporting and entertainment centre on the eastern side of the river at the edge of the Titanic Quarter…