Mersey Tunnel Tours

Merseytravel
PO Box 1976
No1 Mann Island
Liverpool
Merseyside
L69 3HN

Tel: +44 (0)151 330 1004

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£8.00 per ticket

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

About

Why not take the opportunity to participate in the popular Liverpool Queensway Mersey Tunnel Tour. To ensure our customers get the best experience with our guides, the tours are limited to 20 people per tour.

· A unique behind the scenes tour
· See the Control Room in Operation
· Walk beneath the city streets and see parts of the original Georges Dock.
· See the giant ventilation fans working
· Witness an engineering masterpiece first hand.

Starting at Georges Dock Building the tour takes approximately 2 hours and takes place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 5pm, and Saturday mornings at 10am. Suitable for children aged 10 years and over. The admission fee is £8.00.  

For groups of 10 or more and educational groups, tours can be arranged at other times outside of the normal tour times. Please email tours@merseytravel.gov.uk or call 0151 330 1004 for more information.

Please note that there are many steps to walk up and down and that some areas can be a bit dirty and cold so please wear suitable clothing and footwear.

There are a small range of souvenirs available to purchase to commemorate your visit.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Liverpool city centre is approximately 45 minutes drive from Chester, Manchester and North Wales. From the M6 the M62 leads into the city from the east. If travelling from North Wales or Chester take the M56 and then the M53 to the city via the Kingsway Tunnel (toll).

Public Transport Directions

For public transport information please call the Merseytravel Customer Contact Centre on 0151 330 1000. The service is available between 7am and 8pm on Mondays to Fridays and 8am to 8pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

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Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

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  • Travelers Choice 2022
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    1331
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Recent Reviews:

  • Z9823DYlync
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Fantastic!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 22nd June 2022
    What a great couple of hours! If I could give 10 stars I would. Funny and informative guides. An amazing insight into the background, history and workings of the tunnels and the ventilation system... Read full review
  • rcnUk
    UK
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Fascinating trip
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 28th June 2022
    Been planning to visit the tunnel for a long time and finally got around to it. We were not disappointed. Our guides, John and Phil gave us a real insight into the history, workings and development... Read full review
  • Chester_Robx
    Chester, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Fantastic experience and so interesting
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 29th June 2022
    I have no hesitation in recommending this tour. It was very interesting hearing about building the Queensway Mersey Tunnel and even better to see everything up close. We travelled to the top of the... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2022 - 31 December 2022)

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
  • VisitEngland Quality Assured Tour - Tour Operator
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS VisitEngland Quality Assured Tour - Tour Operator

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