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South Street Seaport Museum announces new exhibition Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914

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South Street Seaport Museum announces new exhibition Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914

Time: June 22, 2017 at 11am to January 7, 2018 at 7pm
Location: South Street Seaport Museum
Street: 12 Fulton Street, NYC 10038
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: https://southstreetseaportmus…
Phone: lilli@michelletabnickpr.com
Event Discipline: museum, opening, new, exhibit
Organized By: Michelle Tabnick PR
Latest Activity: May 26

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The South Street Seaport Museum announces its newest exhibition, Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914 beginning on June 23, 2017, open Wednesday-Sunday 11am-7pm, at the Museum's mezzanine gallery level, accessible from the main entrance of the Museum on 12 Fulton Street. An Opening Reception will be held Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 7-9pm, RSVP required. Visit southstreetseaportmuseum.org for reservation info.

 

Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914 is one of the first exhibitions to examine, side-by-side, the dichotomy between First Class and Third Class passengers aboard ocean liners in the early 20th century. 

 

Ships like TitanicOlympicLusitaniaMauretaniaAquitania, and Imperator dominated transatlantic travel. On each voyage, they transported thousands of people, First-Class passengers sailed across the Atlantic in the lap of luxury while Third-Class passengers made the voyage in the stuffy lower decks.

 

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