The Bluecoat

School Lane
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 3BX

Tel: 0151 702 5324

Fax: 0151 707 0048

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

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

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

Visitors to the Bluecoat are welcome to engage in exhibitions, participate in performances, relax in the tranquil garden with a coffee and a cake from our Espresso bar, or indulge in a delicious, locally sourced meal in the beautiful Upstairs bistro.

The Bluecoat offers something for all the family – the garden, courtyard and galleries are the perfect place to bring your little ones to explore (and baby changing facilities are available).

Explore our free art Saturday activities for all the family, or take our heritage trail and learn more about the Bluecoat’s history.

Images:

- Gates: Ian Lawson
- Bluecoat Biennial Exhibition (Garden): Brian Roberts
- Bluecoat Biennial Exhibition: Brian Roberts
- Bistro: Alex Wolkowicz

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
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    134
  • Very Good
    79
  • Average
    37
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    6

Recent Reviews:

  • Tony H
    Rossendale, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    One of the oldest buildings in Liverpool
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 24th January 2019
    dropped in for a coffee and a discussion with our guide about its history. Like a hidden gem in the bif city! Read full review
  • angelambeckett
    Darlington, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Hidden gem!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 24th January 2019
    I found this place whilst researching free places to visit in Liverpool and I'm so glad I did!! There s a nice little gallery exhibition, a cafe, cute little garden but the thing I was most... Read full review
  • cbbarrie2016
    Farndon, United Kingdom
    Down Memory Lane
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 29th January 2019
    My visit this week took me back down memory lane! It was in this building that I took both my intermediate and final examinations for membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday09:0018:00*
Tuesday09:0018:00*
Wednesday09:0018:00*
Thursday09:0018:00*
Friday09:0018:00*
Saturday09:0018:00*
Sunday11:0018:00*

* The Bluecoat is open every day except 25, 26 December and 1 January.

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

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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