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International Slavery Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Very interesting

Loved the way this was portrayed throughout history. Lots of videos, pictures, maps, artefacts to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Slavery information showed how people were treated

All information showing how slavery, especially at sea, prevailed years ago. It was upsetting to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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At International Slavery Museum you'll find out about the millions of people, both in the past and today, who have been taken into slavery, in particular those who were part of the transatlantic slave trade between about 1500 and 1865. Liverpool was...more
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International Slavery Museum Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AX, England
+44 151 478 4499
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved the way this was portrayed throughout history. Lots of videos, pictures, maps, artefacts to look at. Thought provoking stuff. Easy to walk through. Signs tell you were to go on each floor, as the building also houses the maritime museum.

Thank acoton
Reviewed 3 days ago

All information showing how slavery, especially at sea, prevailed years ago. It was upsetting to see how slaves were treated.

Thank Terence R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone should visit this museum. There are wonderful stories here and the interactive material is really interesting.

Thank Helen17112013
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum provides both a detailed and very educational account of the tragedy of slavery and its impact on modern society. This museum also provides some very interesting and enlightening quotes on its walls on the topic of slavery and the progress that has been...More

1  Thank TheNeshMeister
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum that presents the history of the international slave trade from an interesting perspective. Well done. A look at a period of world history that is troubling but informative. Learned a lot from the well-designed exhibits - both visual and audio as well as...More

Thank afparker1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum rivals the Smithsonian Museum of African American History in Washington, DC. It tells the story of Slave trading in the UK and throughout the world. Amazing photos and interactive tools. Highly educational. A must see for travelers learning how the city of Liverpool’s...More

Thank cdel1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall very recommended. Interactive, informative , suitable for all ages. Free ! the cafe which is shared with the maritime museum is good , usual slightly overpriced fare. Faultlessly presented but I’d like to see a less confrontational approach. It would make many people of...More

Thank Escort1600
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a thought-provoking place that challenges preconceptions and compels you to re-think your views. Yet, it's not overbearing. It's an enjoyable visit.

Thank rexmont
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a must including the adjoining Maritime Museum. We spent nearly 2 hours and could easily have been there much longer.

Thank _steeewes_
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you only visit one place in Liverpool, make sure this is it! t is amazing, you get wrapped up in the story of the Slaves, you follow their journey and feel their pain and loss, what an amazing exhibition this is. It's free to...More

Thank AnnieB1156
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Charles G
10 September 2018|
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Response from Ygt123 | Reviewed this property |
It's free, But they do have a donations box if you wish to give .
28 February 2018|
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Response from Roger W | Reviewed this property |
All the museums around Albert Dock are free to go in. The slavery museum is in the Maritime Museum along with Titanic and others
1 September 2015|
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Response from kerry e | Reviewed this property |
i would say if you look around the museum and read and listen to the recordings, about 3 hours there is a tea room on the top floor