Maritime Museum

Albert Dock
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 4AQ

Tel: +44 (0)151 478 4499

The exterior of the warehouse buildings that the Merseyside Maritime Museum is inside. Outside the museum within the wet dock is a traditional tall sh

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
ExhibitionsFree

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

About

Submerge yourself in Liverpool’s historic seafaring past at the Maritime Museum.

Located in the heart of the Albert Dock, it’s the ideal location to explore and uncover the development of the world famous port. Boats, paintings, ship models, ship wrecked objects, uniforms and more.

Maritime Museum brings Liverpool’s nautical history to life. Discover the city's pivotal role as the gateway to the new world.

Highlights include the Lifelines display, telling the story of the merchant navy. Children and and families can learn about Liverpool's role in The Battle of the Atlantic during World War Two.

Throughout the museum you’ll find exhibits, trails and free events perfect for the little ones.

To find out what trails and activities are taking place, just visit the information desk when you arrive and ask a member of the friendly museum team. 

Seized! The border and customs uncovered, the national museum of the UK Border Force can be found in the basement, while the International Slavery Museums is on the third floor.


Free WIFI.
Free entry.

Book Tickets

Video

  • Merseyside Maritime Museum

Facilities

Other

  • Car Parking
  • Disabled Access
  • Free Admission
  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Large Parties
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Schools Accepted
  • Shop

COVID-19 Response

  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit
  • Face mask essential (not provided)

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

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.

TripAdvisor

Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      3920
    • Very Good
      1849
    • Average
      360
    • Poor
      47
    • Terrible
      19

    Recent Reviews:

    • marakandatashkent
      Tashkent, Uzbekistan
      Amazing!
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 25th November 2022
      Beautiful place! The artifacts are very interesting. We will definitely revisit it next time. Must visit place for maritime lovers. Read full review
    • baloomrc
      Norfolk, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Solo travel
      Holiday in Liverpool
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 2nd December 2022
      The museum is really interesting. There is a lot to see and it is important to give yourself plenty of time. The Border Force section is very interesting. The museum gives a very good insight into... Read full review
    • Resort18979306138
      Barnsley, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Family
      A perfect day!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 4th December 2022
      Wow. Just wow! A great day out with family. We stayed over in Liverpool and this came highly recommended. And I recommend it tooZ The interactive exhibition (which was “Seized!” at the time of... Read full review

    Opening Times

    Open (1 January 2022 - 31 December 2022)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed*
    Tuesday10:0018:00*
    Wednesday10:0018:00*
    Thursday10:0018:00*
    Friday10:0018:00*
    Saturday10:0018:00*
    Sunday10:0018:00*

    * The Piermaster's House open daily 10am-4.30pm.

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

    Awards

    • National AwardsDisabledGo DisabledGo 2013
    • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2018 - Winner Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2018 - Winner 2018
    • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
    • Regional AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

    Gradings

    • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
    VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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