Museum of Liverpool

Pier Head
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 1DG

Tel: +44 (0)151 478 4545

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

About

The Museum of Liverpool has re-opened following the lockdown period.

They have been working hard to welcome you back safely, so you'll notice a few changes around the museum.

The capacity of visitors allowed within the building has been reduced. When you visit, you will see signage suggesting one-way routes, information about enhanced cleaning procedures and hand sanitiser stations at key points. The shop  is open, operating a contactless payment method, though the museum café is closed. Interactive touch points in exhibitions and displays are also closed.

The Museum remains free to enter, but it is necessary to pre-book a ticket online. When you do, you will have to choose a time to visit.

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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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

Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Excellent
    4604
  • Very Good
    1926
  • Average
    449
  • Poor
    108
  • Terrible
    51

Recent Reviews:

  • WymeswoldOFB
    Leicestershire, England
    What Liverpool is all about.
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 10th October 2020
    A really good introduction and history of the city and the people. Very varied and very fair - doesn't gloss over difficult issues. Well laid out. Lots and lots to see. Obviously some interactive... Read full review
  • Ilove2holiday2015
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Not to be missed.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th October 2020
    Thought I knew alot about my city but learnt alot today. Very interesting stayed much longer than I expected to and don't know where the time went. Absolutely recommend . Read full review
  • mairiannem
    Trip type:
    Family
    Well laid out, clean and fascinating exhibits.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th October 2020
    Spent an afternoon here with my family and loved it. Any aspect of the history of Liverpool you would wish to know about is covered in this huge venue. Well laid out exhibits which work well for kids... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2020 - 31 December 2020)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10:0017:00
Thursday10:0017:00
Friday10:0017:00
Saturday10:0017:00
Sunday10:0017:00

* 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
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

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