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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
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
Allow a good 3 to 4 hours for a fleeting visit, longer if you wish to take it all in. The exhibits are excellent. The information about the Titanic is brilliant. It is a huge building on Albert Dock. And it's free. If they changed...More
As another reviewer has said & I have to agree, there’s no organised route through the museum, which means you can easily miss parts.
Also, there are quite a lot of audio commentaries for video footage too, to close together, making it difficult to concentrate...More
We found the museum hard work. There was no natural flow and only a few floor markings indicating a direction.
We enjoyed the Titanic floor the most.
The slavery floor was probably the hardest to navigate and just wasn’t what we were expecting.
Allow plenty of time to look around this very good museum. Over several floors theirs plenty to see and also good for children to see and keep them interested. Also a very nice tea room when you require some refreshments. Have a great time,we did.
I visit all of the museums in the city centre on a regular basis. The Maritime Museum is often overlooked by visitors but it is a really excellent museum, which is well worth a couple of hours of anybody's time.
I have visited twice in...More
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