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Port Sunlight Museum

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Address: 23 King Georges Drive | Port Sunlight Village Trust, Port Sunlight CH62 5DX, England
Phone Number: +44 151 644 6466

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We began our trip to Port Sunlight at the museum so as to get an insight into the village before we looked around. We were quite early and Lynne the receptionist, very kindly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Nicola S
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We began our trip to Port Sunlight at the museum so as to get an insight into the village before we looked around. We were quite early and Lynne the receptionist, very kindly began the film for us straight away so we didn't have to wait around which was much appreciated. The film was very informative about the thinking behind... More 

Thank Nicola S
Chester, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Together with Lady Lever Art Gallery and the surrounding Port Sunlight this is a must see for Wirral visitors. If you Gift aid your Entrance Fee you can revisit as much as you like in 12 months. There is a small but very interesting section on the early history of the Beatles when they played in the local social clubs

Thank Steve D
Stafford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little museum, good 20 minute film and a decent shop. Also the tea room was very good. Well worth a visit and a walk around the village to finish it off.

Thank gjw29
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting inside the museum. Small inside but lots inside. Watched the film show. Staff friendly and helpful, once paid admission fee this entitles you to go back as many times as you want in 12 months. We didn't do the walk that was recommended to see the workers houses due to time but will come back and do .... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Very interesting museum showing how Port Sunlight came about, and the people who have lived there, The Video is a must, brought it all alive.

Thank Ann M
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The museum is not large but is certainly worth a visit and there is a shop here as well. You do need to ensure that you see the film that is shown on a regular basis throughout the day in the cinema area. The information around the museum is very good and gives an insight as to how Port Sunlight... More 

Thank David R
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

we took a drive to Port Sunlight the day was clear we took a walk to the picnic area what a view you could see both the cathedrals and right along otterspool prom it was lovely to have a picnic and enjoy the view's it was quiet too just a few people about walking dogs never knew this place is... More 

Thank marion s
carol d, Public Relations Manager at Port Sunlight Museum, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your comments. It sounds like you visited Port Sunlight River Park which is just a short walk/drive away from Port Sunlight Museum. The views over to Liverpool are certainly worth a look! If your ever in the area again be sure to visit Port Sunlight Museum and pick up a walking trail from the gift shop... More 

Aintree Village
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Although the museum is rather small, it is very informative and gives you a snapshot of how Port Sunlight developed. We especially liked the model of the village which was very accurate and helped you pinpoint the various focal points. Although we thought the £3.95 charge was a bit high for something you could go round in 10-15 minutes, we... More 

Thank Reptonite3
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Quiet small but gives a good description of the history of the development of Port Sunlight. You get free entry for a year (with Gift Aid) but not sure there is enough to see for that to be useful.

Thank blarnnie
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Visited port sunlight recently - stunning place and loved the Lady Lever art gallery. Got as far as the shop in the museum, but didn't progress any further feeling it was a bit too pricey.

Thank 158Kate
carol d, Public Relations Manager at Port Sunlight Museum, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your comments. It was a shame you didn't continue your visit into the museum as this would have given you lots more information about the social history of the village. Inside you would also have found the new special exhibition, Port Sunlight in Focus, showing rare and unpublished photographs taken by 3 photographers in the first 20... More 

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