Museum of Liverpool
Museum of Liverpool
4.5
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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The stunning new Museum of Liverpool is the world’s first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city, demonstrating Liverpool’s unique contribution to the world. This fantastic, free family day includes the stage where John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met, Ben Johnson’s Liverpool Cityscape, a life-size Liverbird, the first Ford Anglia from Ford’s Halewood production line and Chris Boardman’s famous Lotus sport bike. Don’t miss the 360º immersive films about football and The Beatles! Notes to editors: Major funders include the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA), the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS).The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is making a real difference to people and businesses in the Northwest. With €755 million to invest between 2007 and 2013, ERDF is enhancing the competitiveness of the region’s economy by supporting growth in enterprise and employment. ERDF in the Northwest is managed by the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA).
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Steph L
1 contribution
Mar 2022 • Business
I just want to say wow. I am a 1:1 for a child at a school and contacted the museum to book in for the little Liverpool Exhibit as they couldn’t access what the rest of the class where doing and they were very happy to help, giving me lots of information and put tickets aside. When we arrived at the museum the tickets were waiting and the gentleman at the exhibit knew that we were coming, knew that the child had autism and made a Conscious effort to make them feel welcome, he even said that he was a special guest and brought the person I had booked with over just to say hello and make sure we were okay. He caught up with us after just to make sure everything was okay. The man in the exhibit made sure we were comfortable and showed us how things worked giving us warning of when things could change, so we could let the child know in advance. I honestly can not praise the museum staff enough for how welcoming and understanding they were and there disabled toilets were absolutely brilliant, and very well equipped. 110% recommend this museum for anyone but specially those with children with ASD or disabilities absolutely brilliant!
Written March 9, 2022
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andream0402
Melbourne, Australia2,793 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
A very interesting museum. Free to enter although a £5 donation is suggested and it’s well worth it. The museum is very entertaining with history of the music scene in Liverpool and all the celebrities that began there. There’s sections on sport, fashion, housing and just about everything that has affected the population over the years. A definite must do. Opens 10am- 6pm.
Written May 4, 2022
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James H
Stoke-on-Trent, UK214 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
Fantastic place to visit to learn about the history of Liverpool. There's loads of things to see and do. We loved the beatles story as I had heard their music but didn't really know alot about them apart from that they were from Liverpool.

As we walked in we were welcomed by a member of staff who showed us where the lockers were for our suitcases as we were coming back from holiday so this really helped and allowed us to walk around the docks just outside freely after the museum.

Definitely recommend and what's even better is its free!
Written June 3, 2022
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Ashfield531
Ringwood, UK932 contributions
Nov 2022
Free to enter and right by the Royal Albert Dock and other attractions. I was not expecting much as most reginal museums are fairly dull with small collections of poor exhibits.

where this museum shines is in giving an excellent breakdown of the City's history and letting you get a real feel for the people and their experiences.
Written November 22, 2022
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Katrina K
Manchester9 contributions
Nov 2021
A wonderful afternoon spent in this museum. The museum is free although a contribution is suggested for visitors of £5.
Three floors of wonderful history, displays and video reels on the history of Liverpool. An excelled afternoon out and learned so much! We only went for a walk on the docks and ended up in here!
The cafe was clean, friendly and reasonably priced. The locations is wonderful as there is plenary to see and do in the Liverpool docks.
Well worth a visit.
Written November 11, 2021
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David B
North Yorkshire167 contributions
Feb 2022
What a fab place to visit for both culture and history. The building itself is an eye-catching and beautiful piece of architecture that adds to the Albert Dock area of the city. The museum collections are spread over three floors and include displays about Merseyside culture, the Bitz and migration. The fact that it is free means that you can don't feel rushed, you can always come back later (which we did).
If you need lunch or a coffee break during your visit, there is a very pleasant café on the ground floor.
Written March 19, 2022
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Mel S
Swineshead, UK402 contributions
Jan 2023
We spent approximately 1 hour at the Liverpool Museum and it was free to enter. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit learning about Liverpool History which is immense. Great displays and loads of interesting facts. A must see when visiting Liverpool.
Written January 31, 2023
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Howard B
New Jersey198 contributions
Oct 2022
Liverpool had a major influence on England, Britain and the world and this museum does an excellent job of portraying it. The entire history of the area is on display, from the earliest times to its heyday as a great port in an industrial center to the place where so many left for a better life overseas. On to World War II and beyond, it's all here. Cafe was wonderful as well.
Written October 22, 2022
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Ann S
Westcliff-on-Sea, UK133 contributions
Aug 2021
The top floor was my favourite - it told the story of Liverpool from the point of view of the ordinary people and their experiences - housing, education, work and military. There were lots of bits to read, but also films to watch and audio to listen to. But all of the museum was interesting. I have discovered that I love post boxes and found the Liverpool Special in this museum - an extra large box with an extra large opening because in Liverpool you were allowed to post newspapers. (In London the boxes were smaller and with narrow openings because you were not allowed to post newspapers). Lots of interesting facts can be discovered here.
Written August 28, 2021
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paige
44 contributions
Aug 2020 • Couples
We really enjoyed our visit, the blitz display was very good as was learning about the history of Liverpool.

To say the museum is free it’s such good value for money, there’s lots to see and booking a slot was really easy. With Covid they want you to book before hand , which is fair. Definitely a must see when you come to Liverpool. The views of the docks also are fantastic.
Written August 27, 2020
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