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Old Dock Experience

Starting from Merseyside
Maritime Museum
Albert Dock
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 4AQ

Tel: 0151 478 4296

Old Dock Experience

Guide Prices

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Child TicketFree
Adult TicketFree

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

About

Liverpool’s revolutionary Old Dock - the world’s first commercial enclosed wet dock.

Free ticketed tours for schools and members of the public will start from Merseyside Maritime Museum.

The internationally-important Old Dock has been carefully preserved under the new Liverpool ONE. For the first time in centuries the bed of the Pool - the creek that gave Liverpool its name - can be seen.

The Old Dock was discovered during excavations in 2001 after being buried since 1826. Developers Grosvenor preserved the dock and are making it publicly accessible as an important reminder of Liverpool’s historic status.

Public tours are every Tuesday and school tours every Wednesday. Additional public tours may be held on Wednesdays during school holidays.

Schools and members of the public can book places, which are limited, by calling 0151 478 4296.
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Image © National Museums Liverpool

Map & Directions

Road 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.

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Recent Reviews:

  • Joe B
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Old Dock Tour - Liverpool
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st May 2018
    Fantastic tour, brought to life by the two guides, John & Danny. Many interesting facts about the dock and the work done in preserving it while they were building Liverpool One. The symbolism of the... Read full review
  • Roger M
    Colchester, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    A MUST DO TOUR
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 11th May 2018
    My wife and I did this tour with guides Danny and John. We both consider that the tour is a must for anyone interested in the history of Liverpool and wanting to know how that great city was a world... Read full review
  • Deborah037
    Grantham, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Hidden Gem!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 10th May 2018
    Stumbled across this after finding a leaflet and how lucky we feel. Didn’t know what to expect and very very pleasantly surprised. Firstly the two gentlemen who undertook the tour were not only very... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)

* Public tours will be held every Tuesday and school tours every Wednesday. Additional public tours may be held on Wednesdays during school holidays.

Schools and members of the public can book places, which are limited, by calling 0151 478 4296.

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