Old Dock Experience

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

Tel: +44 (0)151 478 4296

Old Dock Experience

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£6.50 per ticket
Age 0 - 5Free
Age 6 - 17£2.00 per ticket
Concessions£5.50 per ticket
NML MembersFree

Discounted tickets are available for groups.

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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Image © National Museums Liverpool

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:

  • Carol D
    Wirral, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Educating but with such a fun twist!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th August 2019
    Would say to everyone who is interested in the history of Liverpool you must go!! Yaz & Danny, the guides, were so knowledgeable & passionate about the tour with pure Scouse senses of humour - loved... Read full review
  • lisaaP76ZD
    Walnut Creek, California
    Do it!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 19th August 2019
    So interesting, informative and learned more than we were expecting! Danny and Yaz are passionate about their history and it makes the tour extra good! Read full review
  • bluedave39
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    Old Dock Tour Liverpool
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 20th August 2019
    Who knew all this was below your feet when walking through Liverpool One. Yazz and Danny the two tour guides made it so entertaining and their delivery was perfect. Would definitely recommend this... 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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