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RIBA North

Mann Island
L3 1BP

Tel: 0151 703 0107

RIBA North


RIBA NORTH, the Royal Institute of British Architect's new national architectural centre on the historic Liverpool Waterfront is a contemporary and striking environment designed to inspire creativity and to encourage the exchange of knowledge. The centre offers a number of flexible spaces which take inspiration from the minimal Bauhaus aesthetic. Each space, over two floors in the RIBA award winning building, can be shaped to accommodate a variety of events from exhibitions, meetings, training, drinks receptions conferences and dinners.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located on the A 5039

From the motorways follow brown signs for the Waterfront / Albert Dock

Public Transport Directions


Liverpool Lime Street – 20 minute walk

Liverpool James Street (Wirral Line) – 2 minute walk

Moorfields (Wirral Line and Northern Line) – 5 minute walk



Liverpool ONE Bus Station – 8 minute walk

For full details about local bus and train services please visit



Pier Head Ferry Terminal – 2 minute walk

For full details about ferry services please visit



Liverpool ONE Bus Station (National Express) – 8 minute walk

For information about coach drop-off and pick-up facilities please visit


Car parking

Q-Park at Liverpool ONE, The Strand, Liverpool L1 8LT – 8 minute walk

Two dedicated blue badge parking spaces are located on Brunswick Street – 5 minute walk

For full details about blue badge parking bays please visit



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Jake-from-Liverpool
      Merseyside, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Solo travel
      So good ..... went again
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 19th May 2018
      Popped in for the Liverpool Light Night Experience ......... RIBA had created an artificial aurora borealis ...... with difuse lazers ........ weird, wild and wonderful. Plus its such an interesting... Read full review
    • Madalyn H
      Huddersfield, United Kingdom
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 16th January 2018
      A specialist exhibition and display area - with an interesting Sterling Prize exhibition. Worth keeping an eye out for other specialist displays Read full review
    • Jake-from-Liverpool
      Merseyside, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Unique and Fab
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 13th January 2018
      This small Museum - Showcase for Architecture whilst being a specialist subject is so well worth popping in to explore. It has one of the best interactive displays of Liverpool that I have ever seen... Read full review

    Opening Times

    Open (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)
    Bank HolidayOpen

    * Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day / New Years Day


    • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2018 - Winner Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2018 - Winner 2018


    • VisitEngland Quality Assured Tour - Tour Operator
    VisitEngland Quality Assured Tour - Tour Operator

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