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My wife and I spent several fascinating hours one afternoon in Port Sunlight discovering the... read more

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What a forward thinking man to have created Port Sunlight. Excellent displays and video in the... read more

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Jean M
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The perfect place to begin your journey exploring this historic garden village. The Museum tells the story of industrialist William Lever and how he created a high quality village to house the workers at his soap factory. The story of the village is...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
23 King Georges Drive | Port Sunlight Village Trust, Port Sunlight CH62 5DX, England
+44 151 644 6466
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All reviews the lady lever art gallery well worth a visit next door lord lever war memorial tea room soap factory minute film beautiful village visit port garden centre model village factory workers coach trip live here across the road lord and lady
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I spent several fascinating hours one afternoon in Port Sunlight discovering the remarkable story of industrialist William Lever. He employed 30 architects to construct a model community for his employees - then limited the employee's work day to ensure that they led...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Recommended by my friend who's a tour director for a highly reputable coach operator, I found Port Sunlight a very tame experience compared to a site like Beamish. This is not to take away from the commendable achievements of its founder, a socialist philanthropist whose...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a forward thinking man to have created Port Sunlight. Excellent displays and video in the museum

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jean M
Reviewed 7 December 2018

We were staying in a hotel less than a mile from Port Sunlight and, after finding that it had a museum, decided it would be a good way to spend an hour before heading home. However we were there over 3 hours because it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LichfieldBoy
Reviewed 17 November 2018

What a place, the foresight that built this was way ahead of its time, similar to the Cadbury's village and Soltaire ,North Yorkshire and a pleasure to spend time there, architecturally impressive particularly the attention to detail regarding workers cottages etc it's a shame such...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nick G
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Port Sunlight is a place of exceptional interest and the museum is worth a visit on it's own. To walk round the rest of the village is amazing, it is well kept and very nice.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ken612013
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

This is a very informative and interesting museum it tells the story of soap and the man behind it who built a village for his workers. There is a 20 minute informative film which gives you an insight into the beginnings of the soap factory...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank patrician784
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

A compact museum about Port Sunlight and soap. Very informative and well worth a visit. Doesn’t take long to get about

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Whilst I was staying in Liverpool, I decided to pop over and visit Port Sunlight, as I was impressed with what I saw on an episode of Flog It. The television did not do the Village justice! The whole village is just so amazing! When...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank DonaldM739
Reviewed 2 November 2018

What a lovely place Port Sunlight is. The village is really beautiful with such a wide range of building styles in the houses but they are all superbly maintained and the overall effect is amazing. The museum itself is very informative and the leaflet which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Dogs aren’t allowed in the museum or workers cottage but can be walked all around the village.
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