Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village

23 King George's Drive
Port Sunlight
Wirral
CH62 5DX

Tel: +44 (0)151 644 6466

Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£3.95 per ticket
Child (aged 5-16)£2.75 per ticket
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children)£11.50 per ticket
Student & 60+£3.50 per ticket

Paying visitors are invited to make a 10% donation on their admission ticket at the point of sale as part of HMRC’s Gift Aid Scheme.

About

Port Sunlight Experience - A new way to discover the village. This unique visitor attraction allows you to find out about the history of this special village at Port Sunlight Museum, experience what life was like here over a century ago in the Edwardian Worker’s Cottage, and immerse yourself in the story of soap at the brand new and interactive SoapWorks.

Join our friendly and knowledgeable guides for a special 90-minute tour around Port Sunlight and discover the fascinating story of a village built on soap. Tours run daily from Port Sunlight Museum.

Step inside Port Sunlight Museum and meet the village's creator, 'Soap King' William Hesketh Lever. Discover his vision for the village and its residents. Find out about the architects who designed the houses, principal buildings and landscapes. Experience what it was like to live and work here during the village's heyday. Within the museum you will get an insight into different characters who lived and worked in the village during its early years.
  
For those wanting to explore the village, the museum offers a variety of tour options. Choose from a multimedia tour, guided village tour led by a Port Sunlight guide or a self-guided walking trail taking you on a circular route starting and ending at the museum. 

Offering a full yearly programme of events, Port Sunlight Village is a great day out for couples, families and groups.

Book Tickets

Facilities

Other

  • Accept Credit/Debit Cards
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Car Parking
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Gift Shop
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Local - Property Rental / Holiday Cottage Hire
  • Wheel Chair Hire

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities - Wedding Venue Room Hire

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Free on-site parking

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Car:Leave the M53 at junction 4, follow the B5137 and take the second left onto the B5136 towards Port Sunlight. Follow the brown and white road signs for Port Sunlight Village.

Public Transport Directions

By train: The nearest train station is Bebington although Port Sunlight is also within walking distance. They are both on the Chester and Ellesmere Port Merseyrail lines. Leave the station and come out onto Old Chester Road (use the ramp if you require level access). Turn left, cross at the traffic lights, then turn left again down Bebington Road, passing under the railway bridge. Turn next right down Greendale Road. Continue along the pavement on the same side as the cottages for approximately 400 yards until you see the Leverhulme memorial Take the pathway on your left leading into Windy Bank. The entrance to Port Sunlight Museum is to the left of the fountain. By bus: Take number 464 to Bebington Road bus stop (starts at Sir Thomas Street in Liverpool city centre) or number 38 to Bebington rail station bus stop (runs between Clatterbridge Hospital and West Kirby station). Once you get off the bus refer to the above directions from Bebington railway station.

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Awards

  • Green Tourism AwardsGreen Business Tourism Award (Silver) Green Business Tourism Award (Silver) 2013

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

Opening Times

2022 (1 January 2022 - 31 December 2022)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
Sunday10:0017:00*

* Port Sunlight Museum is open Wednesday - Sunday, 10.00am - 5.00pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday.

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

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