Celebrating one of Hollywood’s most famous icons the exhibition will showcase highlights from the largest privately owned Marilyn Monroe collection on the line’s signature Transatlantic Crossing from 9th to 16th August.

Celebrity auction house Julien’s Auctions will showcase highlights from David Gainsborough-Roberts’ renowned Marilyn Monroe Collection, the world’s largest collection of film-worn Marilyn Monroe costumes. Interestingly, guests can purchase, as well as view this fabulous collection.

The items comprising of film costumes, personal gowns and clothing, jewellery, property owned by Monroe, and original photographs and film posters, is the most substantial Marilyn Monroe archive of professional and personal items that exists today.

On the 8-nights, eastbound Transatlantic Crossing, departing out of New York, guests will enjoy:

•A daily, rotating exhibition of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia

•Exclusive opportunity to bid on choice items in advance of the general auction in November

•Q&A with Julien’s Auctions executives and Founder and CEO

The Marilyn Monroe Collection, which is touring the world before the auction in November, offers film worn costumes which cover an extensive portion of Marilyn’s acting career. From “Niagara” to “Some Like It Hot,” seven of Marilyn’s most notable films are represented with many created by award-winning designers and well known costumers of Hollywood.

Queen Mary 2 will have just come out of her 25-days dry dock Remastering, introducing new designs and guest experiences including the redesign of the Princess and Queens Grills staterooms and restaurants, new dining venues and lounges, and expansion of the only kennels at sea.

This cruise is sure to be a thrilling experience for Marilyn Monroe fans and will provide an intriguing insight into her filming days.

For more information about Queen Mary 2, or to book a voyage please telephone 0843 374 2224.