Old Dock Experience

Starting from Merseyside
Maritime Museum
Albert Dock
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 4AQ

Tel: +44 (0)151 478 4296

Old Dock Experience

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Adult TicketFree
Child TicketFree

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About

Liverpool’s revolutionary Old Dock - the world’s first commercial enclosed wet dock.

Free ticketed tours for schools and members of the public will start from Merseyside Maritime Museum.

The internationally-important Old Dock has been carefully preserved under the new Liverpool ONE. For the first time in centuries the bed of the Pool - the creek that gave Liverpool its name - can be seen.

The Old Dock was discovered during excavations in 2001 after being buried since 1826. Developers Grosvenor preserved the dock and are making it publicly accessible as an important reminder of Liverpool’s historic status.

Public tours are every Tuesday and school tours every Wednesday. Additional public tours may be held on Wednesdays during school holidays.

Schools and members of the public can book places, which are limited, by calling 0151 478 4296.
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Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Maritime Museum is located at the Albert Dock on Liverpool's famous waterfront, adjacent to the Pier Head. Please note that the riverside walkway between Pier Head and the Albert Dock will be closed while construction takes place in the area.

Public Transport Directions

Located in the Albert Dock complex, the nearest train station is at James Street.

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Recent Reviews:

  • Pauline W
    Perth, Australia
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Great Find
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th June 2019
    Came accross this tour by chance and what a great find it was. Danny our tour guide was sure a wealth of knowledge and a great personality to make this tour not only interesting but entertaining... Read full review
  • knittingnana24
    Trip type:
    Couples
    What a wonderful insight
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th June 2019
    We had been meaning to go on this tour for a long time as we live locally. Danny was an excellent guide and really brought our history to life. I will certainly look at Liverpool One in a different... Read full review
  • 730annmariew
    Trip type:
    Family
    Fabulous, informative, fascinating
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 25th June 2019
    Well I certainly didn’t expect that!!! My brother has been visiting with my niece and nephew from Florida. Today we decided to go to Liverpool and visit some Museums. We booked this tour from the... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)

* Public tours will be held every Tuesday and school tours every Wednesday. Additional public tours may be held on Wednesdays during school holidays.

Schools and members of the public can book places, which are limited, by calling 0151 478 4296.

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