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Port Sunlight Museum

23 King George's Drive, Port Sunlight CH62 5DX, England
0151 644 6466
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Museums
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

As with Quarry Bank Mill, a really interesting insight into that era of victorian social enterprise. The museum is very well designed and helps to explain the context behind the development of both the Lever franchise and the model town. Really interesting to reflect on the role of the victorians on our current culture and that era of aspiration and... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We reserved our bikes prior to our weekend trip to cycle the Wirral Way. Andy delivered the bikes to Hootton station for us, from his base at the museum. His Customer Service was second to none. Andy helped us with directions, provided rain ponchos, maps, helmets etc and even picked us up in the car when we were ready to... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Having grown up in South Africa right next to the Lever Brothers factory I was over joyed to learn about the history and significance of Port Sunlight. Oh how i would love to live there. Quite little village and art museum, Gorgeous day out. Must see.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Visit Port Sunlight Village (on the Wirral) to see how Lord Lever looked after his workers, both in terms of their living conditions and their cultural heritage. Why can't we all live in places like this? Walk round the village and you'll see nothing but beauty.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The museum is a bit small but very informative about the area. Would be nicer to have had some more information/history about the soap works themselves and not just the town, but still would recommend a visit if you are seeing the rest of the town.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Interesting film in the museum, but not a lot more. I'm still pleased I vistited. I learned a lot from what little was there

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Dyffryn Ardudwy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Excellent museum, well presented, small and friendly. Gift aid your entry and you can come agin as many times as you like for a year.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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53 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Nice peaceful place, ltos of history and romatic, nice things to do, art gallery museum etc, a place to chill out

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

A group of 20 of us took a trip to port sunlight and all had a very enjoyable afternoon out, the museum was interesting and informative with a short film and the art gallery was amazing. lovely lunch in the tea room. Beautiful gardens and architecture well worth a visit.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

As with the Manchester ship canal, the weather was ok,slight drizzle,but we do live in England,Port Sunlight is well worth a look,Excellent buildings,nice tea room,wine and so if required,opposite station,what more can you need.Liverpool has come a long way and if possible,better all the time,very good.The Pump House serves good food. Albert Dock.

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