Museum of Liverpool

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The Museum of Liverpool is the worlds first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city and the largest newly-built national museum in Britain for more than a century. In 2018, it marked 10 years on Liverpools UNESCO World Heritage Site waterfront and 10 years of representing Liverpools unique and interesting history.

Enjoy accessible and engaging exhibits showcasing Liverpools popular culture, hop on board the overhead railway and discover social, historical and contemporary issues associated with the city region.

More than 6,000 objects bring Liverpools incredible heritage to life, celebrating thousands of years of the citys achievements.

Exhibits include Ben Johnsons Liverpool Cityscape, a life-size Liverbird, the Kings Regiment archive, local archaeology collection and fascinating large objects in the Land Transport collection. Book a place in Little Liverpool and introduce your youngest children to the wonders of the Museum of Liverpool and check out the latest temporary exhibitions.

Head to the skylight galleries for an unmissable sweeping view of the Three Graces - this window actually won Best window with a view - so is definitely worth a stop off.

Road access to Merseyside is excellent with the motorway network making access to central areas quick and easy. From the M6 follow the M56 or M62 to Liverpool.

Regular services to and from Liverpool make it one of the most accessible cities on the UK rail network. Virgin trains operate a London-Liverpool service, with a journey time of just over 2 hours. National Express operate regular services from all major towns and cities in Britain to Norton Street Coach Station, Liverpool.

Good looking building and well worth a visit

Free to enter and right by the Royal Albert Dock and other attractions. I was not expecting much as most reginal museums are fairly dull with small collections of poor exhibits. where this museum...Read full review

Brilliant. Lovely a designed building with, lots to see and do. Surprisingly reasonably priced gift shop. Friendly stall.Read full review

Enjoyed our visit to the Museum of Liverpool. A wonderful model of the docks helps the visitor understand the sheer scale of them. Lots of fascinating information about the history and growthnof...Read full review

(1 January 2022 - 31 December 2022)

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