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Museum of Liverpool

Pier Head
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 1DG

Tel: 0151 478 4545

Museum of Liverpool

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

 

The Museum of Liverpool will be closed from 30 December until late-February, while internal works take place. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. The nearby Merseyside Maritime Museum and International Slavery Museum will be open as usual.

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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

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    2831
  • Very Good
    1243
  • Average
    302
  • Poor
    79
  • Terrible
    35

Recent Reviews:

  • Elvis H
    Travel alone here
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 24th February 2017
    Just a small museum but it is good to memorial the old stories. Could be half an hour will finish to look around here. Especially on the Second World War exhibitions. By the way, I really like the... Read full review
  • Jess R
    Really Interesting
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 24th February 2017
    This 3 story museum is absolutely fabulous. It has all about Liverpool's history and culture. I particularly found the area on the ground floor about Liverpool's links to China interesting. A good... Read full review
  • Jo K
    Worcester, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    February half term visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 24th February 2017
    Completely free to get in. Absolutely fab museum. Doing some work on the river front side so follow the signs to get in. Open 10am to 5pm. Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Open daily from 10am-5pm.
The Museum of Liverpool will reopen on February 20th. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. The nearby Merseyside Maritime Museum and International Slavery Museum will be open as usual.

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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