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St George's Hall

St George’s Place
L1 1JJ

Tel: 0151 225 6909

St George's Hall

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult TicketFree

The Heritage Centre is free of charge.


St George's Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest neo-classical buildings in the world and is a Grade I listed building.

St George's Hall stands 169ft long and 74ft wide with a tunnel vaulted ceiling - the largest of its kind in Europe. The ceiling is supported on massive red granite columns, with figures portraying qualities Victorian Liverpool aspired to - art, science, fortitude and justice.

Behind the gold leaf and porticoes, the Hall has one of the greatest brick arches in the world and houses a priceless mosaic floor of 30,000 tiles. When the unique Minton tiled floor was uncovered to mark the Hall's centenary in 1954, more than 100,000 people queued to see it.

The Hall is also home to a concert organ complete with 7,000 pipes, second only in size to the organ in the Albert Hall.

Why not visit St Georges Hall and the Heritage Centre!

Key features of the Heritage Centre include:
• The original south entrance hall on St Johns Lane, designed by Harvey Lonsdale Elmes, but never before used by the public;
• Opportunities to visit the cells used by prisoners awaiting trial;
• The newly refurbished Criminal Court and Judge’s Robing Room;
• Glimpses of the unique ventilation system designed by Dr David Boswell Reid;
• A new accessible viewing gallery for the Great Hall;
• St George’s Hall Café (open 7 days a week 8.30am – 4.00pm)



  • Accept Credit/Debit Cards
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Car Parking
  • Disabled Access
  • Event Venue
  • Free Admission
  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Large Parties
  • Schools Accepted
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Visitor Centre

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly


  • Licensed Bar

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located in Liverpool City Centre opposite Lime Street Station, and only a 5 minute walk from the Liverpool Tourist Information Centre at Whitechapel. The Heritage Centre entrance is located on St Johns Lane.

Public Transport Directions

5 Minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street Station and Queens square bus depot


  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

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Recent Reviews:

  • svoures
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    Iconic building
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 23rd October 2016
    You can't really be in Liverpool without noticing St George's Hall. The minute you step out of Lime Street Station it's the first building you notice - and if you're Greek (like me) you could be... Read full review
  • Janet G
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Slovenly piece of history gorgeous building
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 20th October 2016
    You loved this place. Such history and very beautiful in some parts. Sad at the same time. Another era. Read full review
  • Anniversarycouple210
    Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
    Amazing building
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 20th October 2016
    Amazing building..impressive to see as you leave Liverpool train station. Inside a beautiful example of grandeur with gorgeous ceiling and huge music organ at one end. Statues line the walls and... Read full review

Opening Times

2016 (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)

* Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


  • National AwardsDisabledGo DisabledGo 2013


  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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