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Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool)
As featured in 3 days in Liverpool
#1 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Walker Art Gallery is a beautiful building housing a stunning collection of art. The galleries hold paintings from the 13th... more » Owner description: Walker Art Gallery is a beautiful building housing a stunning collection of art. The galleries hold paintings from the 13th century to the present day: you can see work by Rembrandt, Hockney, Holbein, Turner, Lowry, Rossetti, Millais and Freud to name but a few.We also have a sculpture gallery, a craft and design gallery, and Big Art for Little Artists - a gallery specially designed for children up to 8 years of age. « less
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#2 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Specialty Museums; Tours
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#3 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: At Merseyside Maritime Museum you can explore the history of the great port of Liverpool, with four floors of galleries:... 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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#4 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
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Museum of Liverpool (Liverpool)
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#5 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Museums
Owner description: The stunning new Museum of Liverpool is the world’s first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city,... more » Owner description: 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). « less
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The Beatles Story (Liverpool)
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#6 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The award winning Beatles Story is a unique visitor attraction that will transport you on an exciting and atmospheric journey... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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World Museum (Liverpool)
As featured in Liverpool for young kids
#7 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Natural History Museums; History Museums; Historic Sites
Owner description: World Museum Liverpool is a fantastic family day out! Over five free floors explore: the aquarium and the Treasure House... more » Owner description: World Museum Liverpool is a fantastic family day out! Over five free floors explore: the aquarium and the Treasure House Theatre; the natural world in the Clore Natural History Centre and Bug House; the human world in the World Cultures gallery and Weston Discovery Centre; the earth with dinosaurs and animals from around the world; and space and time through scientific instruments and the Planetarium. There are also two cafés and two shops. « less
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Port Sunlight Museum (Port Sunlight)
#8 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Gardens; Museums
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The World of Glass (St Helens)
#9 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Museums
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#10 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Museums
Owner description: 59 Rodney Street, the home and studio of photographer Edward Chambré Hardman and his gifted wife Margaret from 1948 to 1988... more » Owner description: 59 Rodney Street, the home and studio of photographer Edward Chambré Hardman and his gifted wife Margaret from 1948 to 1988 is a timecapsule of life in mid twentieth century Liverpool. Authentically displayed as it was in the mid 1950s, guided tours of the property include the 'front of house' rooms and processing suites as well as the Hardmans' private living quarters and a small gallery of original Chambré Hardman photographs. « less
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#11 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Specialty Museums
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#12 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
Owner description: At International Slavery Museum you'll find out about the millions of people, both in the past and today, who have been taken... more » Owner description: At International Slavery Museum you'll find out about the millions of people, both in the past and today, who have been taken into slavery, in particular those who were part of the transatlantic slave trade between about 1500 and 1865. Liverpool was a major slaving port so it is fitting that the museum is in Liverpool. The museum is on the third floor of the Merseyside Maritime Museum building. Entry is free. « less
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West Kirby Museum (West Kirby)
#13 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Owner description: The small museum was founded in 1892 but for over a century had its contents locked away and inaccessible except by special... more » Owner description: The small museum was founded in 1892 but for over a century had its contents locked away and inaccessible except by special appointment or on very rare open days. The St Bridget's Centre was renovated in 2012, and the overhaul of the museum was a key part of the plan, giving it regular opening hours for the first time in its history.The collection contains artefacts discovered on the site from Pre-Norman, Norman, Gothic and Post-Gothic periods. Most notable is the Hog-Back Stone which is testament to the Viking's Christian presence in this location one thousand years ago. « less
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Tate Liverpool (Liverpool)
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#14 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Tate Liverpool presents displays of work from the national collection of modern and contemporary alongside special... more » Owner description: Tate Liverpool presents displays of work from the national collection of modern and contemporary alongside special exhibitions. The collection embraces all media, from painting, drawing, sculpture and prints to photography, video and film, installation and performance. Entry is free except for special exhibitions. Open every day. « less
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#15 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
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#16 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The nation's foremost garden machinery collection, multi-award winning unique museum of over 250 restored machines. See... more » Owner description: The nation's foremost garden machinery collection, multi-award winning unique museum of over 250 restored machines. See lawnmowers of the rich & famous including Prince Charles and Princess Diana. See the fastest, the most expensive, to the 1st robots, extensive archive, audio & guided tours, lawnmower restorations. A tribute to the garden machine industry over the last 200 years. Don't let the grass grow under your feet - its mower interesting at the British Lawnmower Museum. « less
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#17 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
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#18 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
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#19 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
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#20 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
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Spaceport (Wallasey)
As featured in Liverpool for young kids
#21 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Children's Museums; Educational Sites
Owner description: Designed with the whole family in mind and located just across the River Mersey at Victoria Place, Seacombe. Space and space... more » Owner description: Designed with the whole family in mind and located just across the River Mersey at Victoria Place, Seacombe. Space and space travel is imaginatively explored in this fun, interactive attraction. Included among the intergalatic exhibits is a planetarium, cafe and a shop. « less
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#22 of 23 attractions in Merseyside
Category: Specialty Museums
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