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Port Sunlight Museum

23 King Georges Drive | Port Sunlight Village Trust, Port Sunlight CH62 5DX, England
+44 151 644 6466
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Provides historical background

Interesting display of the development and rationale for Port Sunlight. Well worth visiting prior... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravellingJSC
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Ohio
Interesting

Good to see how William Levers idea started. The lady on reception desk was knowleable and answered... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Supernan49
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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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23 King Georges Drive | Port Sunlight Village Trust, Port Sunlight CH62 5DX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting display of the development and rationale for Port Sunlight. Well worth visiting prior to walking around the village.

Thank TravellingJSC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good to see how William Levers idea started. The lady on reception desk was knowleable and answered our questions about the village

Thank Supernan49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So unexpected. The external architecture alone would bowl you over [ unexpected in rural location ]. As for the collections, do spend hours taking them all in. Easier once you get used to the centralized information boards. And do not miss the Nursery below -...More

Thank basilhoward
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Port Sunlight with a friend who is blind, the museum had a good video which looked at the history of the village and Lord Leverhulme. It was very informative and accessible. We spent limited time in the rest of the museum as it...More

Thank Robyn W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The development of soap from a carbolic block into the smaller packaged product we know today, opened up the soap industry, and led to Lever Brothers and the giant Unilever Corporation. In 1888, Viscount Lever established a new site in The Wirral, creating a production...More

Thank Rogeranddishenton
Reviewed 7 May 2017

A good museum to visit to gain an understanding of the Port Sunlight model village. The 20 minute film is well worth spending the time to watch. Boards throughout this small museum are very informative. The staff are very helpful and knowledgeable. An added attraction...More

Thank TripMember03232016
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Don't get me wrong it's a lovely little museum and it's very interesting but it's very expensive and small. The history of this area is fascinating and I understand they need money for upkeep I just found it a little much for what you got!

Thank mojitolovers
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The museum is fairly small but well laid out. It's worth paying to visit the exhibition area and watching the 20 minute film. There's quite a bit about Lord Leverhulme himself and about Unilever and its well know products, as well as the history of...More

2  Thank anglicano
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Attended on Good Friday and the location was lovely, very nice visit and everyone we spoke to was lovely and the exhibit was very interesting, the village is historic and even has a monument to the lives lost in WW2

Thank AndyPrice01
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Very interesting visit. A 'must' is the video presentation which sets the scene before you wander around the museum and visit the village. The village gives an insight to one mans care for the most important part of his business - the workers. He built...More

1  Thank GlutenfreeMike
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CEANTHOS
Is it suitable for disabled or those who cannot walk very far
22 February 2017|
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Response from One-Gerry-G | Reviewed this property |
It is a small exhibition all on one level with a level entry from the street. The staff there are very helpful and friendly and will assist those with difficulties.
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Rosie J
Is the Port Sunlight site , including Cafe , open on Easter Saturday April 16 ? Thanks
6 February 2017|
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Response from One-Gerry-G | Reviewed this property |
They do have a website. Type 'Port Sunlight Museum website' into Google. Enjoy.
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Stephen P
do you have a record of any past employers frpm 1917
5 November 2015|
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Response from carol d | Property representative |
Hello Stephen, there is a possability we may have information on the person you are enquiring about? If you would like to email our community curator he will be able to help you. Please contact 0151 644 4815 in the first... More
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