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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
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All reviewsmaritime museumslave tradetitanic sectionwell worth a visitmerchant navytop flooralbert dockfree entryfew hourscouple of hoursinteresting exhibitsall ageson displaygreat place to visitlusitaniacustomsships
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is very interesting and loss to see and do. Only problem is there doesn't seem to be any flow to the place. It just seems lots of odd disjointed random rooms

Thank Stuart D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came across this by accident while visiting Albert Dock. So glad we did. Was so interesting, my 9 year old daughter was totally engrossed especially with all the interactive exhibits. A must visit, superb

Thank bulldog19
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easy access and free museum. Very interesting and easy lay out. Suitable for all ages for anyone with interests linked to the sea!

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Found the museum very interesting lots to see. Well thought out and interesting exhibitions. Would recommend.

Thank Mona F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ground floor and basement packed with fascinating exhibits liked the customs and taxman exhibit. Situated in the Albert Docks - Lots to see

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth a visit if you’re in Liverpool, however it probably won’t appeal to younger children and there wasn’t many displays, but more information boards to read. Could perhaps be laid out better

Thank Fraggle365
Reviewed 3 days ago

You could easily spend at least 2 hours in here as there is lots to see. Start at the very top floor and look at the slavery museum first and work your way down. The lifts were quite busy when we visited so it’s easier...More

Thank Tangoj63
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited In August and were very taken with the exhibition on the Lusitania. However, the exhibition on the Titanic is misleading. It calls it a Liverpool ship when it was manufactured in Belfast and it’s last port of call was Cork

Thank paudraigmurphy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lovely museum, bursting with historical facts and artifacts. A great day out, definitely worth a visit.

Thank nessness
Reviewed 5 days ago

I endorse what a few other folk are saying on here. This is indeed a good museum and it is excellent that it is free. That is certainly much appreciated. It is also obvious that a lot of work has gone into it but the...More

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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