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Museum of Liverpool

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Address: Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1DG, England
Phone Number: +44 151 478 4545
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description:

The stunning new Museum of Liverpool is the world’s first national museum...

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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Very fun museum with a variety of collections and short video-screenings too

We only had time to visit the top 2 floors, not knowing that there is so much to see! There were many interactive games and exhibitions, which was part of the reason we did not... read more

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only had time to visit the top 2 floors, not knowing that there is so much to see! There were many interactive games and exhibitions, which was part of the reason we did not have time to see the 1st floor!

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A large modern building with three floors of exhibits and plenty of interactive gadgets etc to keep the children and adults amused, many old and new exhibits, the Karioke room was a hit with adults and OAP's as well letting their hair down.

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Who Knew???? fascinating exhibition of Liverpool and its history..a truly absorbing affair...dont miss this one

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This exciting new space houses many interesting and informative displays and exhibits. Of particular interest are the film shows on "The Beatles" and "Football - Liverpool and Everton". Many interesting facts to discover about the history of this great city, and great views of the beautiful architecture of the Pier Head buildings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After being disappointed by the Maritime Museum and especially the International Slavery Museum we were pleasantly surprised to find the Museum of Liverpool was good. There are lots of interesting displays here that tell the story of Liverpool.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Interesting airy and pleasant place to learn about life in Liverpool. The part I enjoyed most was the story of Liverpool immigration/emigration and the music story,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a well displayed and detailed museum with facts and memorabilia from past generations clearly a must to visit for the young generation

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So much too see. Well presented with a variety of media.Great combinations of of exhibits really add to the story.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting museum of Liverpool was an unforgetable experience for me and my girlfriend as we both love history, you can mess around a museum whole day and you'll not get enough.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a Star place this is. Nice little local stories at every turn. Lovely people. My only grouse would be the slight desperation to get people out before closing time. We were in Liverpool for two days and because the weather was more like Manchester we spent time in this Museum towards the end of both days. We were sent... More 

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