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
      3897
    • Very Good
      1836
    • Average
      358
    • Poor
      45
    • Terrible
      19

    Recent Reviews:

    • andream0402
      Melbourne, Australia
      Trip type:
      Couples
      It’s not me but I liked it !
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 4th May 2022
      I’m probably not a person that would usually visit a maritime museum but as it was on the floor below the slavery museum we decided to take a look. I really enjoyed it! It was a much more personal... Read full review
    • Hedgehogbabies
      Trip type:
      Couples
      Very moving experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 8th May 2022
      The models are fantastic and after seeing the ones on the model of the titanic you can't help but count the number of lifeboats on the other models. Seeing the artifacts recovered and the list of... Read full review
    • Cool4jules
      Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      Excellent
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 14th May 2022
      Excellent exhibits. A mixture of displays, personal stories, media shows which kept it interesting. Extremely interesting section about Titanic and also women in the industry. 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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