The Bluecoat

School Lane
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 3BX

Tel: +44 (0)151 702 5324

Photo credit: Brian Roberts Photography

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Entry to the BluecoatFree

Tickets and Information: 0151 702 5324 or visit the website

About

The Bluecoat is currently closed due to the national lockdown. You can still explore Bluecoat by visiting their online archives by visiting My Bluecoat here

​​​​​​A Grade I listed, 300 year old building in the heart of Liverpool’s city centre, Bluecoat offers a year-round programme of visual art, literature, music, dance and family activities.

In addition, Bluecoat is home to a wide range of artists and creative businesses, ranging from jewellery and ceramic ware at the internationally recognised Bluecoat Display Centre, to hand-made accessories, boutique clothing and specialist hand-engraving and silversmith services.

Visitors to Bluecoat are welcome to enjoy our free exhibitions, discover the 300 year history of our building in our heritage display, relax in the tranquil garden with a coffee and a cake from our cafe, or indulge in a delicious meal in the beautiful Upstairs bistro.

Bluecoat offers something for all the family – the garden and galleries are the perfect place to bring your little ones to explore. There are also free self-led children's activities in our cafe, and an ever-changing programme of special family events. Baby changing facilities are available and mothers are welcome to breastfeed wherever they wish. 
 

Facilities

Other

  • Disabled Access
  • Free Admission
  • Large Parties
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Schools Accepted
  • Shop

Catering

  • Licensed Bar

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

TripAdvisor

Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Excellent
    149
  • Very Good
    91
  • Average
    40
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    7

Recent Reviews:

  • 293neilk
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Stunning architecture.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 17th July 2020
    Without a shadow of a doubt one of the most beautiful building in Liverpool is the Bluecoat. Originally constructed as a charity school and founded in 1708 by the Reverend Robert Styth and Byron... Read full review
  • Leahellexxx
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Coffee with a view
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st December 2020
    A real northern experience with views to match, with coffee cake & art there isn’t much more one could ask for. Read full review
  • 293neilk
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Amazing.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th January 2021
    Liverpool is justifiably famous for its great architecture, so many beautiful buildings on most every street in the city centre, along School Lane is arguably one of the most beautiful buildings in... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
WednesdayClosed*
Thursday11:0016:00*
Friday11:0016:00*
Saturday11:0016:00*
SundayClosed*

* Closed on Thu 24, Fri 25 and Sat 26 Dec.
Open from Sun 27 to Wed 30 Dec (11am-4pm daily).
Closed New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
Open Sat 2 Jan – Sun 3rd Jan (11am – 4pm)
Normal opening hours resume w/c Mon 4th Jan.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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