Museum of Liverpool

Pier Head
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 1DG

Tel: +44 (0)151 478 4545

Museum of Liverpool's 'Window with a View' Winner. A huge glass window that looks out across the Pier Head. On the wall next to the window is a life-s

About

The Museum of Liverpool is the world’s first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city and the largest newly-built national museum in Britain for more than a century. In 2018, it marked 10 years on Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage Site waterfront and 10 years of representing Liverpool’s unique and interesting history.

Enjoy accessible and engaging exhibits showcasing Liverpool’s popular culture, hop on board the overhead railway and discover social, historical and contemporary issues associated with the city region.

More than 6,000 objects bring Liverpool’s incredible heritage to life, celebrating thousands of years of the city’s achievements.

Exhibits include Ben Johnson’s Liverpool Cityscape, a life-size Liverbird, the King’s Regiment archive, local archaeology collection and fascinating large objects in the Land Transport collection. Book a place in Little Liverpool and introduce your youngest children to the wonders of the Museum of Liverpool and check out the latest temporary exhibitions.

Head to the skylight galleries for an unmissable sweeping view of the Three Graces - this window actually won ‘Best window with a view’ - so is definitely worth a stop off.

 

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Facilities

COVID-19 Response

  • Capacity limit
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Online booking only

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Road access to Merseyside is excellent with the motorway network making access to central areas quick and easy. From the M6 follow the M56 or M62 to Liverpool.

Public Transport Directions

Regular services to and from Liverpool make it one of the most accessible cities on the UK rail network. Virgin trains operate a London-Liverpool service, with a journey time of just over 2 hours. National Express operate regular services from all major towns and cities in Britain to Norton Street Coach Station, Liverpool.

TripAdvisor

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Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Excellent
    4625
  • Very Good
    1933
  • Average
    454
  • Poor
    111
  • Terrible
    53

Recent Reviews:

  • GeorgeMP93
    Glyfada, Greece
    Understanding Liverpool passes through this museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th October 2021
    It has everything for the city of Liverpool. Prehistory, modernity, human histories, technological achievements, football, music, religion. You can't miss it, especially with free entrance! Read full review
  • jamesakinsley
    Norwich, United Kingdom
    One for the maybe pile...
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 8th October 2021
    For something built relatively recently, there's a shocking amount of unused space in it - I should say one third of the building is just empty space. The shop's mainly generic Liverpool tat and the... Read full review
  • helensims61
    Wark, United Kingdom
    Popped in early
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 10th October 2021
    In early as the doors opened so not many people in. Some really good photos of the bombing of Liverpool they took a few bombs like my home town of Coventry. The little transport bit is good, nice to... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday10:0018:00
Wednesday10:0018:00
Thursday10:0018:00
Friday10:0018:00
Saturday10:0018:00
Sunday10:0018:00

Awards

  • Visit England Code of Practice 2013
  • Local AwardsLiverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards Liverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards 2012
  • 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

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