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Merseyside Maritime Museum

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“slave trade”(269 reviews)
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At Merseyside Maritime Museum you can explore the history of the great port of Liverpool, with four floors of galleries: Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered; the Emigration gallery; Liverpool: World Gateway; the Titanic, Lusitania and Empress...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
+44 151 478 4499
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 August 2011

BRILLIANT EXPERIENCE The guides, whilst a little eccentric, were very well informed and added depth and colour to a very interesting trip into the past. The tour lasted about an hour. Altough there is only a small section of the old dock open at the...More

8  Thank MARTIN D
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 February 2013

This is a tragedy. A vast amount of material has been removed from the museum (model of Carmania for example) to make room for politically correct displays.

3  Thank CROC77
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All reviews maritime museum slave trade titanic section well worth a visit merchant navy top floor albert dock free entry couple of hours interesting exhibits few hours all ages on display great place to visit lusitania customs ships
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Went here on our first trip to Liverpool as it was close to other things we were doing. It was free entry and there were lots of interesting things over a few floors. Lots of information on the slavery as well as a titanic exhibition!...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A very good museum highlighting the history of the port along with the history of the battle of the Atlantic, and the Arctic convoys. There is a good history of the Titanic and the Lusitania along with the histories of the numerous shipping companies that...More

1  Thank bellevueace
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth visiting, I didn't stay that long. Food was good in the top floor restaurant. I would have liked to check out their boats. Nice area on the docks.

Thank rycharde_madethis
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a huge and totally free venue and you can easily spend a whole afternoon browsing the many exhibits.theres something for everyone both young and old.plenty of seating areas and loos.a lovely cafe selling snacks to full meals or just tea and coffee.staff are...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A maritime museum in a city such as Liverpool is bound to be interesting. There was an interesting exhibition about the Titanic, when we were there. Worth an hour or two of any visitors time.

Thank John_Lickman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can just loose yourself in this museum for hours there is so much to see.from the titanic to the second world war ships to the poor slaves that lived in such poor conditions then on to besutiful costumes from around the world.then when your...More

1  Thank Piotello
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to see our maritime history, great atifacts and friendly staff. Maritime history and the slavery museum are very humbling.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent museum,Titanic and Lusitania exhibit really interesting and details of the people who lost there lives very moving. Details of war at sea first and second world wars. A floor dedicated to the slave trade and discrimination which was even more moving than the poor...More

1  Thank portugal563
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visiting. Was really impressed with this museum, good venue around the docks and was really interesting. Educational.

Thank carrie118
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an absolute must...Loads to see and read....The titanic exhibit is brilliant and very informative..The customs exhibition in the basement is also very informative.

Thank Brian H
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Jane W
17 August 2017|
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Response from Phil R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, probably even more at present as it is still school holidays.
Jane W
17 August 2017|
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Response from RichC_K | Reviewed this property |
there's plenty of interactive exhibits, plus the usual hidden item trail you get in museums. not sure about crafty things as I wasn't really looking for them, but there should be plenty to keep them entertained
13 August 2017|
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Response from pajg245 | Reviewed this property |
No need, we just walked in and there was no queue