The Washington Post

‘ Titanic: The Untold Story’

- — Fritz Hahn and Adele Chapin

You might think you know everything about the Titanic based on repeat viewings of the 1997 film. But there’s more to discover, according to the National Geographic Museum exhibition “Titanic: The Untold Story,” which reveals declassifi­ed informatio­n about oceanograp­her Robert Ballard’s 1985 discovery of the sunken ocean liner. Dive into the archives to get to know the team behind the mission and find out how this incredible deep sea expedition played a part in the Cold War while looking at artifacts from the ship and hearing the stories of the Titanic’s passengers. When: Wednesday through Jan. 6. Where: National Geographic Museum, 1145 17th St. NW. nationalge­ographic.org.

Tickets: $15; $12 seniors, students and military, $10 children ages 5 to 12.

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