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Submerge yourself in Liverpool’s historic seafaring past at the Merseyside Maritime Museum.
Located in the heart of the Albert Dock, it’s the ideal location to explore and uncover the development of the world famous port. Boats, paintings, ship models, ship wrecked objects, uniforms and more.
Merseyside Maritime Museum brings Liverpool’s nautical history to life. Discover the city's pivotal role as the gateway to the new world.
Highlights include the Life at Sea display, telling the story of the merchant navy. Children and and families can learn about Liverpool's role in The Battle of the Atlantic during World War Two.
Throughout the museum you’ll find exhibits, trails and free events perfect for the little ones.
To find out what trails and activities are taking place, just visit the information desk when you arrive and ask a member of the friendly museum team. Here you can also book onto the eye-opening tour of the Old Dock, taking you underground into the world’s first commercial enclosed wet dock. During the summer months,
Immerse yourself in the Museum’s extensive Maritime archives. See how artists have portrayed the port of Liverpool and the many ships once found on the river Mersey in the Art and the Sea Gallery, and enjoy a changing temporary exhibitions programme.
At the information desk you can also book a tour of the Old Dock, the world’s first commercial enclosed wet dock, and during the summer months, the Edmund Gardner pilot ship.
Seized! The border and customs uncovered, the national museum of the UK Border Force can be found in the basement, while the International Slavery Museums is on the third floor.
- Merseyside Maritime Museum
- Car Parking
- Disabled Access
- Free Admission
- Gift Shop
- Guided Tours Available for Groups
- Large Parties
- On-Site café/restaurant
- Schools Accepted
- Advance booking essential
- Capacity limit
- Face mask essential (not provided)
- American Express accepted
- MasterCard accepted
- Switch accepted
- Visa accepted
Map & Directions
The Maritime Museum is located at the Albert Dock on Liverpool's famous waterfront, adjacent to the Pier Head. Please note that the riverside walkway between Pier Head and the Albert Dock will be closed while construction takes place in the area.
Public Transport Directions
Located in the Albert Dock complex, the nearest train station is at James Street.
- National Awards DisabledGo 2013
- Regional Awards Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2018 - Winner 2018
- Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2020
- Regional Awards WTTC Safe Travels 2021
- VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
|Open (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021)|
* The Piermaster's House open daily 10am-4.30pm.Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change