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Museum of Liverpool

Pier Head
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 1DG

Tel: 0151 478 4545

Museum of Liverpool's 'Window with a View' Winner.

About

The Museum of Liverpool is the world’s first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city and the largest newly-built national museum in Britain for more than a century.

Hop on board the overhead railway, get up close to the stage where John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met, immerse yourself in the city’s rich sporting and creative history and experience for yourself what it means to be Liverpudlian. Don’t miss the 360º immersive films about Liverpool and Everton FC and The Beatles!

Exhibits showcase popular culture and tackle social, historical and contemporary issues in an accessible, engaging manner. More than 6,000 objects bring Liverpool’s incredible heritage to life, celebrating thousands of years of the city’s achievements. Exhibits include Ben Johnson’s Liverpool Cityscape, a life-size Liverbird, the first Ford Anglia from Ford’s Halewood production line and Chris Boardman’s famous Lotus sport bike. Book a place in Little Liverpool and introduce your youngest children to the wonders of the Museum of Liverpool.

The café on the ground floor serves delicious traditional British food with a contemporary twist. Here, you can relax and enjoy excellent views of the canal and Albert Dock. Free Wifi is also available here.

Free entry.

Liverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards 2012: Tourism Marketing Initiative of the Year - Opening Campaign
Liverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards 2012: Tourism Event of the Year – People’s Opening

 

 

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Road access to Merseyside is excellent with the motorway network making access to central areas quick and easy. From the M6 follow the M56 or M62 to Liverpool.

Public Transport Directions

Regular services to and from Liverpool make it one of the most accessible cities on the UK rail network. Virgin trains operate a London-Liverpool service, with a journey time of just over 2 hours.National Express operate regular services from all major towns and cities in Britain to Norton Street Coach Station, Liverpool.

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    3075
  • Very Good
    1335
  • Average
    326
  • Poor
    86
  • Terrible
    37

Recent Reviews:

  • helena j
    Pwllheli, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Brilliant
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 27th June 2017
    Amazing afternoon out. For all ages. My second visit. So much to see. . Lots of school children but were all behaved. Read full review
  • Lorna K
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    Good intro to Liverpool but lacks depth of less trendy museums
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 26th June 2017
    This is a great starting place for those who've never been to Liverpool before and is great for kids. If you have only an hour /less choose one exhibition. My favourite is the music and films section Read full review
  • den310
    Trip type:
    Couples
    must visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 26th June 2017
    this is one of albert docks attractions and is we worth the visit you get so see some of the history of Liverpool plenty to see in here must visit Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Open daily from 10am-5pm.

Awards

  • Visit England Code of Practice 2013
  • Local AwardsLiverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards Liverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards 2012

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