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Merseyside Maritime Museum

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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...more
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Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
+44 151 478 4499
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All reviews maritime museum slave trade titanic section well worth a visit top floor albert dock free entry interesting exhibits couple of hours few hours all ages on display great place to visit lusitania customs ships smuggling
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Reviewed today via mobile

Was planned visit and wasn't disappointed. The museum is over three floors with areas such as customs, Titanic and slavery. Bit of a mixed bag and you can take from it what you want; readers will have lots to take in, children are kept occupied...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank alicia_taylor86
Reviewed today via mobile

A pleasant few hours wandering through Liverpools maritime history. Within the confines of the warehouses of Albert Dock they are to be congratulated for fitting it all in. As someone who likes an order to things I found it a little disjointed in layout, for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank johnrZ6013EW
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is on the Royal Albert Dock. Has good toilets and locker space to leave bags. A good coffe bar and cafe. The museaum itself has good exhibits from Titanic to Slavery and is the meeting place for a free tour of the original Old...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The wonderful thing about the museums on Liverpool waterfront is that they are free! We went into the Maritime Museum and started our visit in the Customs and Excise to avoid being taken round with a foreign school group! The exhibits are marvellous, what a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Larry B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A super place to visit, so much insight into Liverpool past,education and inspiring,suitable for all ages.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 524lynneg
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An interesting museum. The custom and excise exhibit was very interesting. Expected a little more from the titanic section (I think I just expected some more relics) but still interesing. Enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 251leaned
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A really fascinating museum with something good for everyone. You could easily spend a whole day and still have more to see. The slavery museum is thought provoking .

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Grandson has just celebrated his 7th Birthday, and myself and his grandad take our grandson into Liverpool city centre to go shopping ( toy shop, LFC store ) and then to a restaurant for his birthday meal This year he has been learning about...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Thesc0users
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a visit to Liverpool I really wanted to take in this museum to learn about the history of ‘The Gateway To The Empire’, and this delivered - but I didn’t expect to be so moved by the Slavery Museum: I was literally moved to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nacci2
Reviewed 1 week ago

You could take this in two parts: the glories of the huge liners and the tragedies of war and of sinking passenger boats. The displays are engaging and detailed. The life of individuals, and of nations is linked to the sea. Experiencing the military section...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Jane W
August 16, 2017|
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Response from Phil R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, probably even more at present as it is still school holidays.
Jane W
August 16, 2017|
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Response from RichC_K | Reviewed this property |
there's plenty of interactive exhibits, plus the usual hidden item trail you get in museums. not sure about crafty things as I wasn't really looking for them, but there should be plenty to keep them entertained
August 12, 2017|
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Response from pajg245 | Reviewed this property |
No need, we just walked in and there was no queue