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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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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
+44 151 478 4499
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the museum on the day the uk border force team was there. We got the opportunity to meet Karen the dog handler and sally her black Labrador, we enjoyed her talk and would definitely like to visit again soon.

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed yesterday

Could have spent much more time in here than we did - and that was quite a long time! We didn't manage to see everything and will certainly be back and hope to do the wet dock tour next time.

Thank jmgLowFell
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is my favourite of Liverpool's museums. The city's rich maritime history is brought to life from early beginnings up to the present day. I was worried my niece and nephew would get a little bored but it more than kept them entertained. The slavery...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fab museum, loved the titanic floor, very interesting and knowledgeable, quite a lot to see and learn about.

Thank kateld123
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arranged to go on this tour on Wednesday 14th February and we had a very interesting and informative time. The two tour guides were wonderful, I hope that Liverpool councillors are aware of how well these two people help to promote life in Liverpool.The...More

Thank AlwenaTomosWales1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Set over 4 floors this museum is great, there is an exhibition of slavery, The Lusitania and The Titanic. My favourite was the titanic, so much detail and very sobering, especially seeing the passenger lists highlighting the loss of life, made all the more poignant...More

Thank hoopschick1888
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here this morning and found it very informative a very interesting place to visit.you dont pay at the door but there is a box for donations well worth £10 pounds of my money highly recommended.

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Liverpool have really 'got' museums, kids activity sheets on every floor, attentive staff, great displays and a smashing little café. If you visit on certain days you can join an underground tour of Liverpool first dock, which is quite fab! Oh, and like the other...More

Thank 791lizc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very interesting Titanic "exhibition". Does not hide the "horrible" facts about that sad disaster. Also had a Slavery Exhibition. Again very enlightening and thought provoking. Wonderful staff. Great exhibits on all floors. Mind you be prepared to walk up a few flights of stairs... not...More

Thank Spawnymc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very interesting visit. Free access. The Titanic visit was close. À Lot of old documents and objects that show the sailor's life.

Thank Marindeaudouce74
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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