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The Beatles Story

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Address: Britannia Vaults | Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
Phone Number: 44 151 709 1963
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The award winning Beatles Story is a unique visitor attraction that will...
The award winning Beatles Story is a unique visitor attraction that will transport you on an exciting and atmospheric journey into the life, times, culture and music of the Beatles. See how four young lads from Liverpool were propelled to the dizzy heights of worldwide fame and fortune to become the greatest band of all time.The Beatles Story is located across two sites. The first site situated at the Albert Dock includes the main Beatles Story exhibition, an interactive Discovery Zone, the Fab4Store and a Beatles-themed Starbucks Coffee house. The second site, situated a 10 minute walk away houses the Elvis and Us special exhibition, the Fab4D Experience, the Beatles Hidden Gallery, a second Fab4Store and the Imagine Liverpool Store.Our current special exhibition 'Elvis and Us' is presented by Graceland and The Beatles Story. The globally significant exhibition explores how The Fab Four were influenced by the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll and includes rare and exclusive artefacts, many of which have never before been exhibited publicly.
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Don't waste your money

This could have been such a good exhibition but in my view it was a waste of time and money. It felt like they had scoured the land to find anything remotely Beatles related and... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This could have been such a good exhibition but in my view it was a waste of time and money. It felt like they had scoured the land to find anything remotely Beatles related and strung it all together to make a story. I did learn a few things but I could have done that by searching on line. Nothing... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Ask for student discount. They don't advertise it but it's there. I think the student price was £11.50. I'm not a huge Beatles fan but wen't anyway because it's kind of a must in Liverpool. I'm sure the real fans are thrilled: there are lots of little details like letters (that are hard to read) and the audio guides include... More 

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Cumbria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I am not a Beatles fan at all and I was not keep on going here, but my boyfriend wanted to and he had been wandering around the shops with me so ii thought it was only fair to go in with him! I actually quite enjoyed it! I loved how it was set out and how things are brought... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Spends three excellent hours revisitingThe Beatles Story, after a six-year break. All aspects of the visit was still up to standard and provided very entertaining, informative and extremely nostalgic. Especially for those who have not yet visited The Beatles Story, I would heartily recommend the venue for people of all ages.

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Newton Le Willows, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

very in depth information from friends and followers of the beloved "beatles". Don't forget to go to the pier head for the second part of the story its worth it. Kids will love the discovery zone at Albert dock and the 4d experience at pier head. It definitely took me back in time to 60s

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Went here as visiting Liverpool for first time over weekend, felt almost obliged to! £14 each in took less than an hour. Some exhibits very detailed, some very brief. Looked a bit tatty in places. All in all for me not worth it, disappointing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We visited the Beatles Story on the 15th January. There is lots to see, read, and listen to (via personal audio equipment) on the tour. You can read and listen to as much you like. We tried to do everything and spent approximately 3 hours inside! There are also interesting original artifacts (like the Quarrymen instruments) and reconstructed scenes (like... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We were visiting Liverpool for a city break, so this was definitely on the list of things to do. It's really interesting whether you are/were a Beatles fan or not, with loads of memorabilia and information. The courteous staff made sure that entrance was delayed if crowded, which is good as there isn't a lot of space! However, we thought... More 

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Boroughbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

First of all we hadn't realised it was on two sites. We visited the PierHead site first, the smaller of the two museums and includes a short animated film. Unfortunately no-one told us we need 3D glasses (organisers please note) so we watched the whole thing through blurry eyes! Then you are given handsets with audio commentarys and my handset... More 

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If you are in Liverpool it's a bit of a must do. We went had a very enjoyable couple of hours working our way around the interesting exhibits charting the rise and demise of the Fab Four. Personal headset audio commentary which was included in price of ticket was excellent can highly recommend.

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