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Museum of Liverpool

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Address: Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1DG, England
Phone Number: 0151 478 4545
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: The stunning new Museum of Liverpool is the world’s first national museum...
The stunning new Museum of Liverpool is the world’s first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city, demonstrating Liverpool’s unique contribution to the world. This fantastic, free family day includes the stage where John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met, Ben Johnson’s Liverpool Cityscape, a life-size Liverbird, the first Ford Anglia from Ford’s Halewood production line and Chris Boardman’s famous Lotus sport bike. Don’t miss the 360º immersive films about football and The Beatles! Notes to editors: Major funders include the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA), the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS).The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is making a real difference to people and businesses in the Northwest. With €755 million to invest between 2007 and 2013, ERDF is enhancing the competitiveness of the region’s economy by supporting growth in enterprise and employment. ERDF in the Northwest is managed by the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA).
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So much to see - great for the railway enthusiast!

This is an extremely well presented museum, which everybody young and old will enjoy. A key exhibit is Lion, an early locomotive build in 1838 to run on the Liverpool and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This is an extremely well presented museum, which everybody young and old will enjoy. A key exhibit is Lion, an early locomotive build in 1838 to run on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. You can select from a set of brilliant videos, telling the story of Lion. There is also an exhibit covering Liverpool's overhead railway. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

A lot of information, photos, memorabilia and entertainment. There are also large lockers for people who might need to store luggage. The museum is free and in the heart of Liverpool at the docks so go and have a look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Wonderful time worth a visit - staff very friendly. Lots to see - well laid out, easy to move around and good cafe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Go slowly around this slice of human history. See what the people in Liverpool achieved and lived through during the bad years. As always with a museum like this go at least twice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We often visit here with my lgs favourite being the old trains on the ground floor. Lovely friendly staff although sadly some schools are snobbish to home educating families' when we have sessions booked alongside their schools 😓 the children thankfully aren't so judgey and play alongside ours but the teachers look at us like we have ten heads 😈

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

This museum is a great place to visit with families, learnt lots about the history of Liverpool I never knew! I can't believe this museum is free!!! Its a diverse museum from the Iron Age to the Beatles! Really worth a visit, and a chance to take in the beautiful docks as well!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Well a great afternoon out. Something for everyone, from the Dockers umbrella to football, war and music. A huge amount to look at and an interactive area for the kids. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent museum of Liverpool life a great trip for all ages spotlessly clean there is lots to see and do a superb free day out excellent cafe reasonably priced

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

While staying on the Dock to see the 3 Queens - we decided to visit the Museums - what a treat! Totally informative interesting for all ages & took us 2 days to completely finish the Museum! Will revisit next year when we return - a total pleasure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Spent two hours here over a long weekend with my wife. A beautiful modern building that sits well on the Albert Dock. A series of exhibits about Liverpool and its history. A really nice way to spend a couple of hours.

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