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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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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
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+44 151 478 4499
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In here you have the maritime museum which in itself is brilliant. Then theres the titanic exhibition obviously very sad but well presented. Also the slavery exhibition which is very informative and sad too. Then to top it all off theres a lovely restaurant on...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very interesting day out, plenty to learn for both adults and children! Great displays and interactive boards, definitely worth a visit for an afternoon.

Thank Helen Elizabeth P
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Liverpool Waterfront is a great visitor destination with so much to see and do, the Maritime Museum makes a significant contribution to the visitor experience. The location is excellent and the atmosphere is welcoming. All the staff were keen to share knowledge and be...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolute expertise and knowledge provided by the guide.Very exciting expedition with a lot of historical information for people 17+

Thank JAN K
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Titanic was partially constructed in Liverpool, did you know that? I didn't. Find out amazing information about the boat, about the survivors and people who passed away in the tragedy!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was not expecting the Albert Dock development to be as good as it is, with its fine views of the Liver building and its easy access to the ferry terminal and Beatles statue. Given the massive commercialisation of tourism at the moment (overpriced mediocre...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting to wander around this museum, we were most impressed with the layout and content, particularly the slavery exhibition.

Thank delly56
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A museum tracing the maritime history of Liverpool and also on the top floor a section on the slave trade. A worthwhile visit for anyone interested in therelationship of Liverpool to the sea.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's largely on commercial shipping. There's lots to learn here. The section on the slave trade is generally quite well done.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

On every occasion of visiting Liverpool from nearby Chester, I always pay a visit to the Merseyside Maritime Museum. My very first visit was back when I was a child, visiting with the school on a history lesson visit. Moving forward, I always find a...More

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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.
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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
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riedefine
12 August 2017|
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Response from pajg245 | Reviewed this property |
No need, we just walked in and there was no queue
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