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Museum of Liverpool

Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1DG, England
+44 151 478 4545
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I went here and was pleasantly surprised to find its free entry. There are lots of exhibits, some... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Aldridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
Something for everyone

Central location at Pier Head. This museum is excellent with something to interest everyone from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ken R
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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The stunning new Museum of Liverpool is the world’s first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city, demonstrating Liverpool’s unique contribution to the world. This fantastic, free family day includes the stage where John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met, Ben Johnson’s Liverpool Cityscape, a life-size Liverbird, the first Ford Anglia from Ford’s Halewood production line and Chris Boardman’s famous Lotus sport bike. Don’t miss the 360º immersive films about football and The Beatles! Notes to editors: Major funders include the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA), the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS).The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is making a real difference to people and businesses in the Northwest. With €755 million to invest between 2007 and 2013, ERDF is enhancing the competitiveness of the region’s economy by supporting growth in enterprise and employment. ERDF in the Northwest is managed by the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA).
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1DG, England
+44 151 478 4545
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went here and was pleasantly surprised to find its free entry. There are lots of exhibits, some interactive, over 3 floors in a modern warm building. It has toilets, lifts and a cafe on the ground floor. Well worth a couple of hours browsing.

Thank Suefolks
Reviewed 3 days ago

Central location at Pier Head. This museum is excellent with something to interest everyone from little children to OAPs! Many excellent interesting displays covering Liverpool's history and industry with many other featured attractions - including exhibits covering everything from football to the music industry of...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Is exactly what it says it is. Lots of displays, exhibits and information about Liverpool and its history laid out in an easy to follow way, in a great looking modern building. Very good

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 5 days ago

A well designed building with interesting exhibitions about Liverpool history. Some real size models and interactive games. Great for kids too. Good free and indoor educational entertainment.

Thank Tina L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited as a stop-off from. Mersey Ferries river cruise. Packed with fascinating exhibits from Liverpool, Merseyside, and the River mersey's history. Visitors can find out about Merseyside from the time of the dinosaurs to the present day. From sitting in a Liverpool Overhead Railway carriage...More

Thank Kay B
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum provides a fascinating overview of the social history of this great city. It is big on interaction, pictures, models and videos. Perfect for children and for those who find traditional museums little dry. Sadly, it is lacking in the detail for those who...More

Thank Yorkshirecritic
Reviewed 6 days ago

Could have spent a whole day here! "The Peoples' Republic' exhibition is particularly worth a visit, as is the carriage from the Overhead Railway which I remember travelling on as a child.

Thank derekharris2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent an afternoon in this fantastic museum. Lots to see, looking at Liverpool's history including their pop culture and football teams. A very enjoyable experience and a must visit when in Liverpool

Thank Royalist16
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most helpful description that I would offer is that this is probably the best Museum that I have ever visited anywhere - and I have visited lots of Museums in lots of different places. I concede that it might arguably be of greater interest...More

Thank jaffajohn2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit, if it starts to rain and you are around the pier head to keep dry and lots to see and do for all the family well worth a visit the kids will have a ball.

Thank Dave J
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Response from Paula S | Reviewed this property |
Hope this helps - it's off the Liverpool museum website: A life size bronze Billy Fury statue, commissioned by 'The Sound of Fury' and created by Liverpool artist Tom Murphy, was unveiled by his mother Jean Wycherley and his... More
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Response from savvysolo | Reviewed this property |
Cobbled stones may be a problem, and wind. They are all close together... and may be a case of taking it slowly. The longest walk would be coming in from the entrance. The parking lot is far... Perhaps if drop-off is... More