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Discover The Best Museums In Liverpool, England

Discover The Best Museums In Liverpool, England

Activities & Adventure 3 MINS READ
Museums in Liverpool, England on Albert Dock

Although it’s mostly famous for its football club and the iconic Fab Four, Liverpool offers a number of fascinating museums that you simply have to visit. From the inspiring Tate Liverpool contemporary art gallery to the exhibition dedicated to the life of the Beatles, there is something for everyone here. Obviously, you can’t see them all during your stay in the city, so we’ve put together a list of the best museums in Liverpool. Let’s have a look!

The Most Amazing Museums In Liverpool, England

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World Museum

Museums in Liverpool England - World Museum in Liverpool
📌 LocationWilliam Brown St, Liverpool L3 8EN. Get Directions
🚉 Getting ThereBus lines 1, 10A, 20, 437, 61, 7, and 86A can get you there
🛏️ Stay NearbyTravelodge Liverpool Central | Check Availability

World Museum is the largest of the National Museums Liverpool. It features one of the most impressive collections covering ethnology, physical sciences, and archaeology. See thousands of ancient artifacts, objects from World Cultures collected by missionaries and explorers, and scientific instruments. Visit five floors of interactive exhibitions and the planetarium.

The Beatles Story Exhibition/Museum

Museums in Liverpool England - The Beatles Story Exhibition/Museum
📌 LocationBritannia Vaults, Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD. Get Directions
🚉 Getting There5min from Paradise Bus Station & 10min from Queens Square Bus Station
🛏️ Stay NearbyStaybridge Suites Liverpool, an IHG Hotel | Check Availability

If you’re a Beatles fan, you must visit the Beatles Story Exhibition/Museum on Albert Dock. The museum offers ‘Living History’ audio guides in 12 languages, special exhibitions, photographs, memorabilia, and high-tech displays. The tickets also include the Discovery Zone and Fab4 cafes and stores.

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Maritime Museum

Museums in Liverpool England - Maritime Museum
📌 LocationRoyal Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ. Get Directions
🚉 Getting ThereBuses 1, 10A, 18, 433, 437, 487, and 500 can get you there
🛏️ Stay NearbyPremier Inn Liverpool City (Liverpool One) Hotel | Check Availability

The Maritime Museum is a museum dedicated to Liverpool’s seafaring past. Discover the ‘Titanic and Liverpool: The Untold Story’ exhibition and explore the amazing stories of seafarers and passengers at the “Life on Board” gallery. You can also take a guided tour of the Old Dock on Wednesdays and Fridays and every other Thursday.

Tate Liverpool

Museums in Liverpool England - Tate Liverpool
📌 LocationRoyal Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4BB. Get Directions
🚉 Getting ThereBuses 1, 10A, 464, 471, 487, and 500 can get you there
🛏️ Stay NearbyThe Resident Liverpool | Check Availability

Visiting Tate Liverpool is one of the best things to do in this captivating city. It’s one of the most famous contemporary art galleries/museums in the world. There are over 80 artworks that are free to explore! Works on display are made by artists like Sonia Boyce, Chen Zhen, and György Kepes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the must-see museums in Liverpool, England?

  • History buffs: Merseyside Maritime Museum, Museum of Liverpool
  • Art lovers: Walker Art Gallery, Tate Liverpool
  • Music Enthusiasts: The Beatles Story
  • Family-friendly: International Slavery Museum, World Museum

Are any museums in Liverpool, England free?

  • Merseyside Maritime Museum: Suggests a donation but not mandatory.
  • World Museum: Free entry to the permanent galleries, charges for special exhibitions.

How much time do I need for each museum?

This depends on your interests. Most museums can be explored in 1-3 hours, while larger ones like the Merseyside Maritime Museum or Museum of Liverpool could take a full day.

What are the best museums in Liverpool, England for kids?

  • International Slavery Museum has interactive exhibits.
  • World Museum has a variety of global and natural history displays.

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Last update: 7 May 2024

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