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Merseyside Maritime Museum

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Address: Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
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+44 151 478 4499
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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At Merseyside Maritime Museum you can explore the history of the great port...

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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Good for brief visit

Specialist museum focussing on 3-4 historical fields including the slave trade. All well covered with very interesting and thoughtfully presented. Free admission, Nice café.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Specialist museum focussing on 3-4 historical fields including the slave trade. All well covered with very interesting and thoughtfully presented. Free admission, Nice café.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

tells you the maritime history of Liverpool, good day, they also offer an old dock tour of the worlds first commercial non tidal dock check availability helpful and knowledgeable guides.

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Wirral
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Merseyside Maritime Museum is well worth a visit. Liverpool being a maritime city this museum connects the city to the sea inasmuch as its heritage shows through here.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well set out inside...interesting and well worth a visit. A great place to start to learn about the heritage of the fantastic city of Liverpool.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went with family. History related to Marine and displays of various ships. This is good place to send 2 hours

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Liverpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum is free and offers a great deal in maritime history. It has 3 floors of it. I found it really interesting. There's not a great deal of hands on stuff for the kids but nonetheless mine enjoyed it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place to visit free of charge just donations it was a couple of hours well spent the only thing was a lot of the hands on or listening devices didn't work but that said lots to read and see very interesting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The museum is very informative. Being completely new to Liverpool, this was the first museum that I visited. Not to mention it's free. It's great history and also a very innovative and ideal place to bring your kids to

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

excellent exhibits and story gives very good insight into life in the dock and shipping maritime history of Liverpool.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were lucky enough to join one of the first week-end tours to the original Liverpool docks, deep under Liverpool One and the Hilton. The original wet dock from 1715 has been lovingly excavated and the 6 brick thick walls can be seen which were built directly on the sandstone. Special thanks to Danny and the other tour guides for... More 

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