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RIBA North is the Royal Institute of British Architects’ National Architecture Centre on Liverpool’s Waterfront. The centre was opened in June 2017 and was recently awarded the title of ‘Best Newcomer to the Visitor Economy’ at the Liverpool City...more
We went on a fabulous architectural walk of Liverpool. Our guide, Chris Williamson was really knowledgeable and great company!! A lovely tour past some new buildings and historical old ones including the three graces!!
The tour was 2 hours which was just right. We went...More
I impulsively had a peak in here on the way to somewhere else. Great exhibition for all the Sinclair Prize entries. Good film on the wall and various models of the entries. Another area looking at the local heritage and plans for the future.
Really interesting little exhibition that doesn't look like it gets enough visitors (maybe more promotion?) that was excellent. Loved the scale models and the film was just about the right length to give insight but not drag.
I was drawn in here as the building is quite eyecatching, New and black. Right next to Albert Docks. I was most taken by the model of Liverpool city and could have explored it for much longer. Worth a visit if you are in the...More
Visited RIBA North to show a friend the model of the city and to see the Liverpool Biennial exhibition Hack the Root. Hack the Root may be a bit obscure but if you're in the area and interested in innovative building materials its worth a...More
Lived most of my life in Liverpool but got to see quite a few places I've never seen before round the back of Hope Street. Terry our guide had the perfect mix of great information without information overload. The pace was just right. Will definitely...More
Two of us went on this tour today - really relaxed and absolutely brimming with information... fantastic afternoon visiting a fantastic city..
Brian was a perfect guide - full of pride, information and laughs... learnt so much in such a short time but didn't feel...More
Date of experience: August 2018
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Cath H, Marketing Executive at RIBA North, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018
Thank you very much for joining one of our walking tours and leaving this great review. Brian is such a star, we're very pleased you enjoyed his company and knowledge. We look forward to welcoming you on one of our other tours in the future.