St George’s Quarter boasts some of the finest Victorian architecture in Britain. Step off the train at Lime Street Station and be greeted with Liverpool’s stunning culture as soon as you arrive. 

There is everything from theatres, museums, art galleries and places to relax in St George’s Quarter so it’s a great part of the city to keep visiting over and over again. 

Have a look at our guide to one of the most beautiful parts of town. 


St George’s Hall sits right in the middle of the neighbourhood and is pretty hard to miss! The Grade I listed building is one of the finest examples of neo-classical architecture in the world, inside and out. The Great Hall is home to the famous Minton tiled floor that is revealed once a year and has been used in some huge blockbuster films. Keep an eye out for the stunning interior the next time you watch Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

There is also St John’s Gardens at the back of the hall where you can sit and relax amongst the trees on those sunny days. 


The World Museum is a great place to spend the afternoon, particularly with the kids. Discover the wonders of the natural world, explore Ancient Egypt, look into the stars and delve into the deep blue sea; there is so much to see! They even have a planetarium, an aquarium full of tropical fish and there are expert staff on hand to help with information and demonstrations. 


The Walker Art Gallery holds a stunning collection of paintings, sculptures and decorative arts spanning over six hundred years. They also have a collection of 20th century modern and contemporary art and exhibits the current and past winners of the John Moores Painting Prize. It’s a stunning gallery and a great way to experience some culture with the whole family in the city.  


Liverpool Central Library is one of the largest public libraries in the UK and also one of the most incredible buildings in the city. Sitting right between the World Museum and the Walker Art Gallery, Central Library is a must visit on your trip to the city. Scale the stairs to the roof terrace to take in the stunning views over the city or enter into the Picton Reading Room to feel like you have stepped onto the set of Harry Potter. 


The Liverpool Empire Theatre is the largest two-tier auditorium in Britain and seats over 2300 people meaning it attracts some of the biggest touring shows in the UK. They welcome everything from touring West End productions of Les Miserables, Wicked and Chicago to dance shows and world class singers.

Make sure you check to see what is on here before your trip to the city, there might be something pretty special. 


If you’re coming to Liverpool on a mainland train then you’ll arrive at Liverpool Lime Street Station. It’s a great hub for getting to and from the city and when you step outside the views of St George’s Quarter don’t get much better. 


Queen Square is the main hub to head to if you want to explore the city by bus. The bus station will be able to point you in the direction of wherever you need to go. There are also loads of places to eat in this area too if you fancy stopping off for a snack. 


The Royal Court Theatre offers a unique theatre experience for your trip to Liverpool. Dine in your seat before the show, have drinks delivered to your table and enjoy some of the very best Liverpool talent perform home produced plays. 


The O2 Academy might not technically be in St George’s Quarter but it’s as close as you can get to it. Right behind Liverpool’s Empire Theatre you’ll find one of the best music venues in the city. They welcome a range of touring bands and loads of local ones too - it’s always worth seeing what’s on here. 

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On the edge of St George’s Quarter you will find yet another theatre. The Playhouse Theatre is the sister venue of the Everyman Theatre on Hope Street and plays host to some of the city’s biggest performances.


If you’re looking for somewhere to stay around St George’s Quarter then the Shankly Hotel and the Dixie Dean Hotel are the perfect spot for a nights sleep. A stone's throw away from everything we have mentioned here, the luxury hotels are also steeped in football history, an added bonus if you’re a fan of the beautiful game. 

As you can see there is plenty to do in St George’s Quarter fit for the whole family! Make sure you factor in this part of the city on your trip to Liverpool and let us know what you are getting up to over on Twitter @VisitLiverpool

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St George's Hall
Historic House/Palace
The outside of St George's Hall with grass in the front and trees round the side.

The Grade I listed St George’s Hall sits within the heart of Liverpool in more ways than one; it is a place of congregation and celebration, offering a central location and a true sense of the city amidst incomparable surroundings.

World Museum
Entrance to the World Museum from above featuring yellow, red, green and blue hanging banners and a giant skeleton of a flying type dinosaur.

From the sea to the stars, a visit to World Museum reveals millions of years of the Earth’s history through thousands of exhibits and hands-on activities.

Walker Art Gallery
Sculptures within the Walker Art Gallery.

The Walker Art Gallery holds a stunning collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts spanning over six hundred years. Home to outstanding works by Rubens, Rembrandt, Poussin and Gainsborough, the Walker is also one of the finest art galleries in Europe.

Liverpool Central Library & Record Office
Historic Site
Outside of Liverpool Central Library featuring the tiled floor with the names of famous books on.

Liverpool Record Office, housed within the Central Library, collects, preserves, and makes available archives and printed material relating to all aspects of the history of Liverpool.