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International Slavery Museum

International Slavery Museum Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AX, England
+44 151 478 4499
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Whilst this is an interesting story and well portrayed the style of the exhibitions and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Madalyn H
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Lots of time required

Very interesting and emotive, well laid out and informative, Became aware of how slavery... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Glynis T
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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At International Slavery Museum you'll find out about the millions of people, both in the past and today, who have been taken into slavery, in particular those who were part of the transatlantic slave trade between about 1500 and 1865. Liverpool was a major slaving port so it is fitting that the museum is in Liverpool. The museum is on the third floor of the Merseyside Maritime Museum building. Entry is free.
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“african culture” (16 reviews)
“modern slavery” (16 reviews)
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International Slavery Museum Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AX, England
+44 151 478 4499
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst this is an interesting story and well portrayed the style of the exhibitions and the constant buzz of noise were not fully to my taste.

Thank Madalyn H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting and emotive, well laid out and informative, Became aware of how slavery affected the development of , the slaves , native continent

Thank Glynis T
Reviewed 1 week ago

well displayed and provides a deep insight of our ancestors' life history. gives u goosebumps from the collection of materials, torture tools, etc worth a visit!

Thank Hasnaa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum gives a detailed view of the whole slavery process that existed from 16th to 19th centuries. It puts into perspective the rise of cities such as Liverpool and development of the cotton and sugar trades upon the back of slavery.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is inside Maritime Museum...one floor dedicated to Slavery Museum... Commendable thing is now it is accepted widely that slaves from Africa were treated badly and Europeans/Liverpool people are willing to show this to the world through this museum. :) There needs lots of reading...More

Thank Rohit K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the museum to be both informative and disjointed at the same time. I understand what they are trying to achieve but I think it would be more relevant if they stuck to the message of how slavery helped make Liverpool rich.

Thank awk2406
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent educational tool. The volunteer we spoke to was very inspiring, this would make for an excellent school visit.

Thank Nicholas S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The complete history from start till end about this topic. Lots of very old photographes and deasandly explained.

Thank Nikki-Wim
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This is a topic you don’t see often covered. This is a well presented if at times a bit disjointed exhibition. For many of us the topic is will known but there are good visual used in the museum and the consequences of 400 years...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Another such place which falls into the trap of thinking slavery is something of the past that only happened to one group of people.

Thank davkt
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1 September 2015|
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Response from kerry e | Reviewed this property |
i would say if you look around the museum and read and listen to the recordings, about 3 hours there is a tea room on the top floor