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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    4365
  • Very Good
    1842
  • Average
    440
  • Poor
    107
  • Terrible
    46

Recent Reviews:

  • Carol M
    March, United Kingdom
    A must see
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 25th August 2019
    Great views of the River Mersey are a bonus whilst visiting. Wonderful section dedicated to John and Yoko. Read full review
  • Audrey J
    What Can I say? Please do visit: This Exhibition will really ground you!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 25th August 2019
    Well - how can I review or explain this brilliant and touching and harrowing exhibition? My initial reason for visiting was my own mother's memory (81 years old) of being snattched form her pram... Read full review
  • Andy G
    Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    Museum is a must ti Imagine -free entry too!
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 25th August 2019
    A museum like this is a must to spend a hour or 2. Family would enjoy too. John Lennon and Yoko Hono story is just brilliant and there's more ttoo. A history of the docks the troubles in Northern... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)

* 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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