Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King

Cathedral House
Mount Pleasant
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 5TQ

Tel: +44 (0)151 709 9222

Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
CathedralFree
Crypt£3.00 per ticket
Crypt - Family Ticket£8.00 per ticket

Family Ticket - 2 adults and two children.

About

No trip to Liverpool is complete without a visit to the awe-inspiring Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King. This dramatic icon of faith, architecture and human endeavour is spectacular in both scale and design.

Explore the Cathedral's majestic interior which includes modern works of art and stunning design features, such as its striking Lantern Tower - the world’s largest area of coloured glass. Along with daily Masses and Services, the Cathedral runs a diverse programme of wonderful music concerts, exhibitions and special events. Visit http://liverpoolmetrocathedral.org.uk/ to plan your visit.

Of special note is the magnificent Lutyens Crypt and Treasury, situated within the Cathedral. An architectural gem in its own right, the Crypt is one of the most significant works in this country of the leading British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. Part of Lutyens' early 20th century Cathedral design, the Crypt offers a fascinating glimpse of what might have been, had it been completed. Don’t miss a chance to explore this remarkable space.​​​​​

Facilities

Other

  • Accept Credit/Debit Cards
  • Bus Route
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Car Parking
  • Disabled Access
  • Gift Shop
  • Guides Available
  • Large Parties
  • Parking Available
  • Permanently Free Admission to attraction
  • Schools Accepted
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Visitor Centre

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Jct 21a of M6, take M62 to Liverpool City Centre, follow brown 'Cathedrals' signs. From Cheshire, follow signs to Liverpool via Tunnels (tolls applicable), then city centre and 'Cathedrals' signs.

Public Transport Directions

Located in Liverpool City Centre, 10 minutes walk frm Lime Street Station.No 4 'Smart' bus from Paradise Street bus station in the city centre.

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1849
  • Very Good
    727
  • Average
    173
  • Poor
    37
  • Terrible
    17

Recent Reviews:

  • Andrew P
    Stafford, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    Wonderful Mass
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th February 2019
    Have just spent a couple of days in Liverpool - the highlight being Mass on Sunday morning at the Metropolitan Cathedral - an amazing building - full of gravitas as well as a peaceful sacred space... Read full review
  • Blaze5
    Worcester, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    True christian attitude
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 20th February 2019
    I arrived early when there was icy snow everywhere and stood outside waiting to meet a friend. It was my first visit to the cathedral and I was so impressed with the friendliness of the cafe staff. A... Read full review
  • Richard S
    Trip type:
    Couples
    A design relevant to 2000's.
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st February 2019
    This modern design came about when the more traditional designs could not be completed initially because of WW2. Although completed in 1967 it still looks great. None of the gold, and great carvings... Read full review

Opening Times

2019 (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday07:3017:30*
Tuesday07:3017:30*
Wednesday07:3017:30*
Thursday07:3017:30*
Friday07:3017:30*
Saturday07:3017:30*
Sunday07:3017:30*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Awards

  • National AwardsDisabledGo DisabledGo 2013

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
  • VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction

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