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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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.

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Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      4660
    • Very Good
      1944
    • Average
      455
    • Poor
      111
    • Terrible
      54

    Recent Reviews:

    • andream0402
      Melbourne, Australia
      Trip type:
      Couples
      Must do museum
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 4th May 2022
      A very interesting museum. Free to enter although a £5 donation is suggested and it’s well worth it. The museum is very entertaining with history of the music scene in Liverpool and all the... Read full review
    • Tom C
      Little Liverpool - Amazing
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 11th May 2022
      Visited here with my two young children recently. Elaine in Little Liverpool was amazing so caring and passionate about her role and Liverpool's history etc. Great advocate for the museum and for... Read full review
    • monkeynuts2012
      Isle of Man, United Kingdom
      Poor visit
      1 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 12th May 2022
      Get all the interactive displays working. Not one was working. Very disappointed considering they wanted a 5£ donation. Read full review

    Opening Times

    Open (1 January 2022 - 31 December 2022)
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    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
    • RegionalInclusive Places Charter Inclusive Places Charter 2022

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