The Volo Museum on Saturday reopened its Titanic exhibit after it was temporarily closed due to a flooding incident recently. | Provided Photo

The Volo Museum says it has saved all authentic clothing and artifacts in its Titanic exhibit after it was closed due to “mysterious” flooding but has since reopened.

Volo Museum, known for its historical exhibits and classic car collection, is also famous for its paranormal activity.

The museum said many visitors, employees and residents of the property have experienced unusual and unexplainable occurrences for decades, with the latest incident being no exception.

The museum’s popular Titanic exhibit, which is just over a year old, was unexpectedly flooded amidst recent severe thunderstorms.

“This is the first flood to happen in this building in 40 years,” said museum director Brian Grams.

Grams said they thoroughly inspected everything and there were no broken pipes, roof leaks or any other obvious points of entry for such large amounts of water.

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Antonio Zavala uses a wet vacuum to clean up water next to the 1912 Renault, famously known as the “Titanic Car,” following an unexplained flooding incident at the Volo Museum. | Photo: John Guske

“Even the perimeter of the building, with a concrete floor, was dry with no evidence of cracks or holes. The flood is a total mystery,” Grams said.

The flooding was captured on security footage.

“Watching the water rush in on the footage eerily resembled scenes from the Titanic movie,” said marketing director Jim Wojdyla.

“What really gave me goosebumps was watching the flood start from under that car that inspired our entire exhibit,” Wojdyla said.

The vehicle is a 1912 Renault French concept car. Only two of the cars were ever produced.

One of them was the only car on the Titanic, which now rests at the bottom of the ocean. Its sister car is the only one left in existence and rests in Volo Museum’s Titanic exhibit.

The museum said they took immediate action to prevent damage to the valuable displays and artifacts, including luggage and fashion items from the Titanic era, after finding the $6 million exhibit underwater.

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Standing water can be seen on the floor of the Titanic exhibit at the Volo Auto Museum following an unexplained flooding incident. The exhibit has since reopened. | Photo: John Guske

The exhibit was temporarily closed and staff dismantled and reassembled the exhibit to ensure the preservation of its historic contents.

The exhibit reopened Saturday morning. Staff were able to save all of the authentic Titanic-era clothing and artifacts.

“The dehumidifiers successfully pulled all of the moisture out of everything. The last project is to get the tarnish off of all of the brass (there is a TON). Things are starting to look better than they did before the flood!” the museum said.

Museum staff say the unexplained flooding incident adds to the Volo Museum’s reputation as a hotspot for paranormal activity, which previously attracted the attention of the Discovery Channel’s Ghost Hunters.

The Volo Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., including on the Fourth of July.