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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

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    3562
  • Very Good
    1531
  • Average
    374
  • Poor
    96
  • Terrible
    43

Recent Reviews:

  • Elaine R
    Greater London, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Wonderful Museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st April 2018
    This museum has 2 floors with very interesting displays and is well set out It ha a huge spiral staircase but plenty of lifts and toilets Covers every aspect of the City of Liverpool Read full review
  • simone h
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Terracotta Warriors
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th April 2018
    Congratulations on the display. It is truly amazing. When China choose this museum it was a great decision. Read full review
  • Missmac29
    Dublin, Ireland
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Lots to see
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th April 2018
    You could spend hours in here there is so much to see and do. It’s free with a recommend £4.00 donation. It’s worth that and more. It’s good for adults and kids and it’s a bit of Liverpool history... 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

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