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Merseyside Maritime Museum

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Address: Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
Phone Number: +44 151 478 4499
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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At Merseyside Maritime Museum you can explore the history of the great port...

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.

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Very interesting!

I love the section on smuggling. It is full of great stuff to look at. Set on Albert Docks, it is a lovely place to walk around, free and very educational!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love the section on smuggling. It is full of great stuff to look at. Set on Albert Docks, it is a lovely place to walk around, free and very educational!

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I personally love maritime museums and visit them all over the world and it is interesting to see the different sides of the stories depending on which country to you in. This is a good museum and tells various stories around the displays including the Titanic which is always an interesting subject. I discovered new facts here that I had... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fascinating insights into the history of the slave trade and the downing of the Lusitania. It was so interesting we visited on two separate occasions over the course of our weekend visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great family day out, full of interesting exhibits and information. Great for a rainy day and it's a free day out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Actually it was the only museum that we visited in Liverpool, but it worth the time spent. Very nice representations of boats, ships and extensive references to Titanic and other topics made it attractive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Liverpool's maritime history and its connection to Titanic really well portrayed and presented. Really interesting and informative. Slavery Museum is truly remarkable, but harrowing - a must visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We thought we would just spend an hour or two here - but actually the whole day wasn't enough! A talk about the Titanic, later a short playlet enacted by 'one of the first class passengers', interesting and informative displays on Slavery - and so very much more (just everything you can think of!) All interspersed with morning coffee, then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lot to see set over 4 floors, even a display of ships in bottles We went in the huge lift to the top floor and had a really nice lunch overlooking the dock, and the manager was very kind and helpful putting two tables together for 9 of us, it was lovely and spacious too

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had quite high expectations of this Museum but it was disappointing. There was no-one in the front foyer but there was a desk off to one side, so you don’t walk past it as you enter. In the galleries we didn’t see a single staff member. There was an exhibition about the Titanic which was quite parochial, I know... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was recommended to go here on a trip to Liverpool and it was well worth it. The slavery photos, videos and artifacts showed another world. The sex trade and child soldiers hit home with me especially. I only wish I could have spent more time there. Recommend to all.

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