St George's Hall

St George’s Place
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 1JJ

Tel: +44 (0)151 225 6909

A large neo-classical structure. There are around 12 pillars visible at the top of sand coloured steps. The building is surrounded by cobbles and it i

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The Visitor Centre is free to enter, while there are also a range of ticketed tours available onsite or via stgeorgeshallliverpool.co.uk/whats-on.

About

Celebrate. Experience. Discover.

The Grade I listed St George’s Hall sits within the heart of Liverpool in more ways than one; it is a place of congregation and celebration, offering a central location and a true sense of the city amidst incomparable surroundings.

Situated opposite Lime Street Station, in the very heart of Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage St George’s Quarter, you’ll find one of the finest examples of neoclassical architecture in the world.

This magnificent structure stands at 169ft long and 74ft wide with a tunnel vaulted ceiling – the largest of its kind in the whole of Europe. Established in 1854 as a grand hub for music festivals and the Civil and Crown courts, St George’s Hall has been at the very epicentre of Liverpool life ever since.

After a £23m refurbishment, HRH Prince Charles befittingly reopened its doors on St George’s Day in 2007. In the years since, St George’s Hall has returned to its former glory as an unrivalled spot for world-class events, having hosted breath-taking spectacles from a live rooftop gig by Ringo Starr to the sleeping giants of Royal de Luxe and so much more.

In fact, the Hall hosts a great variety of free and paid public events and exhibitions all year round; from a range of fascinating, in-depth guided tours to mainstream music and comedy gigs. You may even be greeted by the cheers of wedding guests or the sight of corporate delegates on your visit, such is the multi-faceted magnitude of events that St George’s Hall entertains.

As for the aesthetics? The interior architecture is a reflection of the ostentatious display that Victorian Liverpool had, with a ceiling supported on massive red granite columns and figures portraying art, science, fortitude and justice. Look beyond the gold leaf and porticoes in the Great Hall; this is home to the greatest brick arches in the world, and houses a breath-taking Minton tiled floor of over 30,000 mosaic tiles, which has been revealed numerous times since the building’s reopening.

St George’s Hall is even a popular location for filming, having appeared in world class productions such as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Peaky Blinders.

To really understand the workings and behind-the-scene wonders, we highly suggest booking yourself onto one of their tours. Explore the nooks and crannies of St George’s Hall that the public rarely get to see by following their enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guides that will tell you fascinating stories and lead you around the catacombs, cells and rooms of this magnificent building. A variety of tours are available at different times of the year and can be booked online via the St George’s Hall website, or at the Visitor Centre (based on the south-side and accessible via St John’s Lane).

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Facilities

Other

  • Accept Credit/Debit Cards
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Car Parking
  • Disabled Access
  • Event Venue
  • Free Admission
  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals
  • Large Parties
  • Schools Accepted
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Visitor Centre

Catering

  • Licensed Bar

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located in Liverpool City Centre opposite Lime Street Station, and only a 5 minute walk from the Liverpool Tourist Information Centre at Whitechapel. The Heritage Centre entrance is located on St Johns Lane.

Public Transport Directions

5 Minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street Station and Queens square bus depot

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Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Excellent
    1078
  • Very Good
    383
  • Average
    72
  • Poor
    29
  • Terrible
    34

Recent Reviews:

  • JTJD
    United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Grand & imposing….
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 6th August 2021
    This stunning & imposing building is one that you must see on any visit to Liverpool. When we visited the city it wasn’t open to the public due to Covid & also a lot of construction works outside... Read full review
  • TheShis
    Tel Aviv, Israel
    An imposing building.
    3 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 26th August 2021
    This is a lovely Pantheon-like building, located next to the train station. Unfortunately, it was not open for visitors while we were there so we could just enjoy its lovely architecture. Read full review
  • 311Linda
    Norwich, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Not open
    2 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 9th September 2021
    Lovely building from the outside and we wanted to see inside but although the website implies it is open it is not. Very disappointing. Read full review

Opening Times

2021 (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday10:0016:00
Wednesday10:0016:00
Thursday10:0016:00
Friday10:0016:00
Saturday10:0016:00
Sunday10:0016:00

* Please note, under the current Covid-19 restrictions, St George's Hall is only open on behalf of Liverpool Register Office (accessible via the Visitor Entrance on St John’s Lane): Monday to Friday, 9am-4.45pm. The only other times we will be open is for when we host ticketed Covid-secure events - all of which can be viewed on Our What's On page.

Awards

  • National AwardsDisabledGo DisabledGo 2013
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
  • Regional AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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