Mersey Tunnel Tours

Georges Dock Building
Georges Dockway
Pier Head Liverpool
L3 1DD

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.


Why not take this unique behind the scenes look at the workings of the 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 hard hat tour, see the historical Control Room, walk beneath the city streets and see parts of the original Georges Dock, see the giant ventilation fans working and 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. Please note there are a lot of stairs on this tour.

Please note : The tour is unsuitable for anyone with breathing, mobility or sight difficulties.

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Establishment Features

  • Lift

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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Recent Reviews:

  • Firegrate
    Birkenhead, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Ron’s tour of Liverpool tunnel
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 18th March 2023
    The best part in my opinion was going down to see the huge fans and how they work then continue to the bottom of the tunnel.then going to see how exactly how they work you can feel the fresh air... Read full review
  • L9642UMjohns
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    A “must do” tour in Liverpool
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th March 2023
    A two hour tour detailing the history and workings of the Mersey tunnels. Ryan and Billy, the tour guides, had the perfect balance between information and entertainment. Unless you’re claustrophobic... Read full review
  • Elizabeth W
    Behind the scenes - who knew....
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 24th March 2023
    Visit with Scout Group - tour led by Billy & John. Very interesting to hear about the tunnel being built & how it works. Fascinating to be allowed behind the scenes & then see inside the tunnel. Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2023 - 31 December 2023)
Bank HolidayClosed

* Groups at other times by arrangement.


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