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U-boat Story / Birkenhead

Woodside Ferry Woodside Ferry Approach, Birkenhead CH41 6DU, England
+44 151 330 1444
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Mersey River Explorer Cruise from Liverpool
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Woodside Ferry Woodside Ferry Approach, Birkenhead CH41 6DU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on Sunday & it was just so disappointing. My dad is a keen historian, collector & builder of many military models & items so this had been on his list of places to visit for a while so I booked the tickets....More

Thank Lisa M
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for review, I’m sorry the visit did not meet your expectations. As part of the relocation to Woodside Ferry Terminal, U534 was cut into four sections with glass viewing partitions, so visitors could easily view its interior and well preserved artefacts. The attraction is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my German friend around this museum deliberately as we talk about WW2 frequently and this is a great feature that's unique. We actually got free admission as we paid £10 for the return ferry cruise. Firstly, some of the displays don't translate the...More

Thank NEET071
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review, I’m sorry the visit to U-boat Story did not meet your expectations. We have noted your comments about the translation and checked the Enigma machine interactive which is now working. We are also looking at the volume issues for the listening...More

Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We went here as part of the stop on a river cruise and it was well worth the time. In the hour between being dropped off and picked up we made our way around the indoor exhibition then headed outside. I was really shocked at...More

2  Thank kankuchick
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you took the time to stop off on the river cruise to explore the U-Boat - as you say, the history behind it is fascinating and you get an appreciation of life on-board.

Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Really great to get an insight into some WW2 history. A German U-boat sunk and found 40 years later and brought to Liverpool and cut into cross sections so we can see inside parts of it. Some interesting artifacts on show too in the small...More

Thank Caperry
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. It is nice to know that you enjoyed finding out about the history of the U-Boat and enjoyed visiting the attraction with your Ferry ticket.

Reviewed October 19, 2017

Travelled to visit on Wednesday, 18th October. Purchased as part of Mersey Ferries River Explorer package. There was a warning on the Mersey Ferries site that outdoor attract would be closed on 2nd October for two weeks. Arrived to find the outdoor exhibits still closed...More

Thank David C
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments on the U-Boat Story. We are sorry that you were disappointed by your visit and we have passed on the issues you have raised to the Management Team.

Reviewed October 14, 2017

We went on the ferry down the Mersey River and as a part of our ticket we got to see U-boat museum. It was fascinating to see the remaining's of the boat and read all of the information about it. When you study about it...More

Thank DinkyDave33
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed the Ferry and found your stop off at the U-Boat story fascinating.

Reviewed October 8, 2017

Visited at the start of October, we took the ferry which did include entry into the museum. I thought the museum was really interesting and a must for anyone who has an interest in the second world war. Its pretty unique and you can discover...More

2  Thank Andy P
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience of the U-Boat story, it is indeed pretty unique so we are glad you found it interesting.

Reviewed October 7, 2017

We assumed entry was included with our ferry tickets (due to misleading information) but found when we got there we had to pay-but at the ticket office we were NOT told that the actual boat was not open, only a small display of objects, of...More

Thank LiverpoolHarry
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Harry. We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed with U-boat Story and found the information misleading. Please forward all details to comments@merseytravel.gov.uk and we will look into this further for you. Thanks

Reviewed October 2, 2017

We combined our visit with a trip on the ferry, making an enjoyable day. This is the only place I've ever had the chance to view a U-boat. As I struggle to walk, I appreciated the way I could view the interior in comfort, because...More

1  Thank HeatSeekerWrexham_UK
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thanks for leaving such great feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your experience of U-boat Story!

Reviewed September 26, 2017

Visited the U Boat story after using the Mersey Ferry. as my husband was very interested in it. Had free entry as we had paid for the ferry ticket. Found it very interesting and informative. Would definitely recommend

1  Thank Helen Y
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2017

Hi Helen. Thanks for your comments. We're glad you enjoyed your trip to U-boat Story.

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Somersmom
December 20, 2016|
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Response from Johneric L | Reviewed this property |
Take the train to Birkenhead train stop and walk 10 mins down the road towards the Ferry terminal. This is where the Sub museum is located
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Terry C
February 11, 2015|
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Response from MTAttractions | Property representative |
Hi Terry, We recommend leaving an hour for a tour of U-boat Story. Enjoy your visit!
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Terry C
February 11, 2015|
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Response from solzy | Reviewed this property |
I agree with everyone who has answered. We made our own way round so didn.t have to wait for a guided tour. There is a small museum inside with a film about the activities of the submarine and also a few interactive items.We... More
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