Museum of Liverpool

Pier Head
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 1DG

Tel: 0151 478 4545

Museum of Liverpool's 'Window with a View' Winner.

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 will mark 10 years on Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage Site waterfront and 10 years of representing Liverpool’s unique and interesting history.

Hop on board the overhead railway, get up close to the stage where John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met, immerse yourself in the city’s rich sporting and creative history and experience for yourself what it means to be Liverpudlian. Don’t miss the 360º immersive films about Liverpool and Everton FC and The Beatles!

Exhibits showcase popular culture and tackle social, historical and contemporary issues of Liverpool’s region in an accessible, engaging manner.

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 first Ford Anglia from Ford’s Halewood production line and Chris Boardman’s famous Lotus sport bike. Book a place in Little Liverpool and introduce your youngest children to the wonders of the Museum of Liverpool.

The museum also houses changing exhibits, examples include ‘Reel Stories’: that explores Liverpool’s history on the silver screen and ‘Growing up in the city’ which s a photographic exhibition exploring a childhood in Liverpool.

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

The café on the ground floor serves delicious traditional British food with a contemporary twist. Here, you can relax and enjoy excellent views of the canal and Albert Dock. Free Wifi is also available here.

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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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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    3935
  • Very Good
    1682
  • Average
    406
  • Poor
    103
  • Terrible
    45

Recent Reviews:

  • Richardofkent052
    Dartford
    Trip type:
    Couples
    John lennon and yoko ono
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th October 2018
    Stumbled on this exhibition in Liverpool. Not a history of the Beatles but life after John met Yoko and beyond his untimely death. The exhibition let you into the mindset of both and how they faced... Read full review
  • Cachamoto
    Trip type:
    Family
    Excellent recap of the History of Liverpool!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th October 2018
    This is must go museum! Easily you could spend 2+ hrs walking around the aisles and sections. It covers Liverpool since 1600's through today. One of the sections is dedicated to the Beatles. Others... Read full review
  • 742581
    Colchester, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Somewhere Interesting to Visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 18th October 2018
    There is a lot to see in this museum,especially liked the old train carriages which you can sit in. Main attraction for me was the John Lennon and Yoke exhibition which is on until next Spring. Very... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)

* Open daily from 10am-5pm.

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

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