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Old Dock Experience

Starting from Merseyside
Maritime Museum
Albert Dock
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 4AQ

Tel: 0151 478 4296

Old Dock Experience

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child TicketFree
Adult TicketFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

About

Liverpool’s revolutionary Old Dock - the world’s first commercial enclosed wet dock.

Free ticketed tours for schools and members of the public will start from Merseyside Maritime Museum.

The internationally-important Old Dock has been carefully preserved under the new Liverpool ONE. For the first time in centuries the bed of the Pool - the creek that gave Liverpool its name - can be seen.

The Old Dock was discovered during excavations in 2001 after being buried since 1826. Developers Grosvenor preserved the dock and are making it publicly accessible as an important reminder of Liverpool’s historic status.

Public tours are every Tuesday and school tours every Wednesday. Additional public tours may be held on Wednesdays during school holidays.

Schools and members of the public can book places, which are limited, by calling 0151 478 4296.
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Image © National Museums Liverpool

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Maritime Museum is located at the Albert Dock on Liverpool's famous waterfront, adjacent to the Pier Head. Please note that the riverside walkway between Pier Head and the Albert Dock will be closed while construction takes place in the area.

Public Transport Directions

Located in the Albert Dock complex, the nearest train station is at James Street.

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Recent Reviews:

  • Bees_chicks
    Bromborough, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Underground delight.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
    We had a fantastic time on our tour today. There were 7 of us aged 4 to adult. Yaz and Danny did a great job of showing us the dock, keeping the teens interested and filling us with facts, not just... Read full review
  • d0nnam0sley
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Excellent Tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
    I was totally gob-smacked at what was beneath our feet. This tour was fascinating and our tour guides Danny & John gave so much information about it all. I would definitely recommend this to... Read full review
  • Gail R
    Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    A Fabulous Tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 21st February 2017
    This was a fabulous tour of Liverpool's "Old Dock" made even more interesting by the dynamic duo of Danny & John whose knowledge and humour made it one of the best days out I have had, if only it was... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Public tours will be held every Tuesday and school tours every Wednesday. Additional public tours may be held on Wednesdays during school holidays.

Schools and members of the public can book places, which are limited, by calling 0151 478 4296.

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