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Merseyside Maritime Museum

Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
0151 478 4499
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Ranked #12 of 136 Attractions in Liverpool
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: At Merseyside Maritime Museum you can explore the history of the great port of Liverpool, with four floors of galleries: Seized! The Border and... more » Owner description: At Merseyside Maritime Museum you can explore the history of the great port of Liverpool, with four floors of galleries: Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered; the Emigration gallery; Liverpool: World Gateway; the Titanic, Lusitania and Empress of Ireland gallery; the Battle of the Atlantic; the Art and the Sea Gallery; and the temporary exhibition space. The museum also includes the 2010 Michelin Guide-listed Maritime Dining Rooms, a café, shop and lecture theatre. « less
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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Excellent museum covering the maritime history of Liverpool. Particularly enjoyed the exhibition on the Titanic. Lovely café/bar/restaurant on the top floor overlooking Albert Dock.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit, lots of information and interactive things. If you visiting the Albert Dock-worth a trip inside

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

There is so much here to see from the history of the early ships, customs seizures, life at sea, wartime at sea and things for children too. The website is a good place to start before visiting with a floor plan and what's on. Well worth a visit and in a lovely setting of the Albert Docks

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

It's free !!! although there is a donation box in reception ... we didn't have a great deal of time so were only able to see 1 floor, we will be returning on our next visit as what we did see we thought was great, particularly the section on the war in the Atlantic.

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

A good location at the Albert Dock. FREE to get in and worth the visit given Liverpool's relationship with the sea and as a world port. Make some time as there are several floors. see the thought provoking Slavery exhibition.

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Kingston-upon-hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The museum has different exhibits on all floors, the first floor ia all about shipping including the history of all the liner ships which used to sail from Liverpool. the second floor is more engineering and ship building (interesting for me but not my wife) and the third floor is currently an exhibit about slavery and includes fairly recent contributions... More

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Scotland Uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

This is a good musuem with lots about Maritime history in Liverpool and also lots on the Titanic and its links to liverpool. its over two floors and is pretty good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Don't be put off by the museum title, yes this is the Merseyside Maritime Museum but it also houses the Titanic and Slave museums, although the Titanic Museum part is being updated there was still plenty to see and do. The slave museum was a real an eye opener as to how slaves were treated and sold together with the... More

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

What a place! Every thing you need to know about Liverpool's rich sea faring history,the slave trade,emmigration to America and elsewhere its acceptance of other races which gives Liverpool its unique melting pot of wonderful people

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North east
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

It is a few years since l have been to the museum and l always rated it as the best in the UK. I feel the museum has lost its way, however on a positive note the attendents are now approachable and interested. The museum is not just a building, but has craft associated with the port in the Albert... More

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