The Beatles Story

Britannia Vaults
Royal Albert Dock
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 4AD

Tel: +44 (0)151 709 1963

The Beatles Story

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adults£16.00 per ticket
Children (ages 5-16 years)£9.00 per ticket
Concession (senior citizens 60+ / students)£12.50 per ticket
Extra Child with Family Ticket£9.00 per ticket
Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children)£42.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

About

The Beatles Story is now open to the public.

Initially the leading Liverpool attraction will be on reduced hours which will be 10am until 3pm from Monday to Sunday. Opening hours are subject to change so please check the website prior to your visit. Tickets must be pre-purchased in advance of your visit. To purchase tickets on the day, please speak to a member of our staff on arrival and you will be allocated the next available timeslot, subject to availability. Please note the new reduced VAT rate has been applied to all quoted rates and are subject to change from January 12, 2021.

Following Government advice, visitors will be required to wear a face mask in the exhibition and stores. Social distancing measures will be in place around the venue including a one way system, increased cleaning regimes, hand sanitiser points around the building and screens at till points. They also encourage you to bring your own headphones to use with the audio guides that are available in 12 different languages.

The Discovery Zone, FabFour Stores and FabFour Cafes are also open daily.

To book tickets and find out more information on their social distancing measures please visit their website

The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ is the world's largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to telling the story of The Beatles’ rise to fame.

Located in the Fab Four’s hometown of Liverpool on the stunning UNESCO World heritage waterfront at the Royal Albert Dock, The Beatles Story is Liverpool’s leading Beatles’ attraction taking visitors on a unique immersive journey through the lives, times, culture and music of the world’s greatest band.

Find out more about Liverpool’s famous sons by joining The Beatles on their journey; first conquering Liverpool, and then the world, through recreations of key locations from the band’s career including The Casbah Club, The Cavern Club, and Abbey Road Studios.

Multi-media audio guides are available in twelve different languages including English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Korean and Cantonese. Beautifully narrated by John Lennon’s sister, Julia, the FREE guide is packed with information, imagery, and features video interviews with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, giving visitors a fascinating insight into the story of the Fab Four.

A must for any music fan, The Beatles Story features an impressive collection of memorabilia including the band’s original instruments, John Lennon’s New York piano, Ringo Starr’s drum kit, rare album sleeves, photography and original hand-written lyrics.

The award-winning attraction celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2020 and visitors can see newly introduced items and exhibits including a display to celebrate Ringo’s 80th birthday, new immersive experiences in the replica Cavern Club room and John Lennon’s White Room and exciting new memorabilia.

Finish your perfect historical experience in one of two Beatles-themed Fab4 Cafes or browse through a fantastic range of gifts available from one of the Fab4 Stores.

For more information and to buy tickets please visit beatlesstory.com

Video

  • The Beatles Story

Facilities

Other

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages
  • Cantonese audio guide
  • Coach Parking
  • Disabled Access
  • Event Venue
  • French audio guide
  • German audio guide
  • Gift Shop
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Guides Available
  • Italian audio guide
  • Japanese audio guide
  • Large Parties
  • Mandarin audio guide
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Polish audio guide
  • Portuguese audio guide
  • Russian audio guide
  • Schools Accepted
  • Spanish audio guide

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Charges Apply

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Car and Coach parking is available on the Kings Dock, which is adjacent to the Albert Dock. A small charge is made for this service.

Additional parking available at Arena and Convention Centre Multi-storey car park and Q Park on Liver Street.

Public Transport Directions

Rail: Liverpool Lime St (mainline) is 15 min walk or 7 min taxi from The Beatles Story.

Bus: The Beatles Story is 5 min walk from Paradise Bus Station & 10 min walk from Queens Square Bus Station. Bus routes 1 & 4 stop at Albert Dock.

Air: Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 9 miles from The Beatles Story (20 min taxi). Manchester Airport is 40 minutes by road or train.

TripAdvisor

Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Excellent
    4970
  • Very Good
    2316
  • Average
    893
  • Poor
    244
  • Terrible
    128

Recent Reviews:

  • zoegray2019
    London, United Kingdom
    Thoroughly enjoyable and educative experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 29th September 2020
    Such an interesting exhibition, you receive a audio headset so it is accessible for those that prefer not to read everything in museums. Lots of anecdotes and memorable stories. I would highly... Read full review
  • 748mariaclaram
    OK
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 29th September 2020
    As an avid reader of Beatles History, the Beatles Story left me wanting for more - there was little I did not know. The exhibits are well curated, but there is not enough memorabilia - my highlight... Read full review
  • sambo031079
    Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    The Fab Four
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 13th October 2020
    Been wanting to do this for a while and finally got round to it , thoroughly enjoyed walking around looking at all the fantastic memorabilia and reading about how it all started a must for any music... Read full review

Opening Times

Summer Opening Hours (1 April to 31 October) (1 April 2020 - 31 October 2020)
Winter Opening Hours (1 November to 31 March) (1 November 2020 - 31 March 2021)

* The Beatles Story is open every day, Monday to Sunday (excluding 25th and 26th December). We recommend that you check opening times before you visit as these are subject to change.

Awards

  • National AwardsDisabledGo DisabledGo 2013
  • Local AwardsThe Mersey Partnership Tourism Awards The Mersey Partnership Tourism Awards 2010
  • Local AwardsLiverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards Liverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards 2012
  • National AwardsTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 2014
  • International AwardsAttractiontix Worldwide Attraction Awards 2015 – Best Attraction in the North & Scotland Attractiontix Worldwide Attraction Awards 2015 – Best Attraction in the North & Scotland 2015
  • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 2017
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
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