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Merseyside Maritime Museum

Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
+44 151 478 4499
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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 of Ireland gallery; the Battle of the Atlantic; the Art and the Sea Gallery; and the temporary exhibition space. The museum also includes the 2010 Michelin Guide-listed Maritime Dining Rooms, a café, shop and lecture theatre.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
+44 151 478 4499
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent a couple of hours in the museum. Some really interesting exhibits which even the easily bored (I am looking at you husband....) enjoyed and were engrossed in.

1  Thank fifi458
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit.. Ideal for families.. Its free to get in , plenty for kids to see and do .. The coffee shop is reasonably priced too. Hot chocolate is delicious

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited the museum with a friend and our children. Our children have had a keen interest in the story of the Titanic and as there is a section of the museum devoted to the Titanic, we wanted them to see it. The children really...More

Thank Gayle M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing place to visit. Slavery to the titanic and a hell of a lot more. Truly inspiring and educational. Will be going next time we visit. Free entry with donations accepted.

Thank dennyyogi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fascinating museum which exceeded all our expectations. We went primarily for the slavery museum but were particularly impressed with the Titanic exhibition. We initially went for an afternoon but returned the following morning to see more. We did feel that additional signage to help navigate...More

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Large museum, and on the third floor there is the slavery museum. Free to enter. Lots of details on the boats connected to Liverpool. Quite a lot of information on the Titanic. The half hour talk is very interesting

Thank janicehayes1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is well worth a visit to this museum to find out about the Martime history to Liverpool, very interesting to understand the influence of the shipyards & shipping on the local area! Took a couple of hours for us to get around the museum...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a beautiful walk through time and going through the stories and then titanic story is wonderful ,the slave museum is one of its kind and a must for all. the entry is free

1  Thank Kaliduttadas
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great exhibition of the titanic on one floor, a whole array of nautical information throughout. Ran out of time to see the slavery section.

Thank christoferson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a lot longer than we intended here-we were there all afternoon until closing time.So much of interest to see.Slave exhibition really interesting.

Thank BowdieExeter
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Jane W
16 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
16 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
12 August 2017|
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Response from pajg245 | Reviewed this property |
No need, we just walked in and there was no queue