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Need to know the history and read about it before visiting as it's just a pile of suit cases on the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
weeezoo
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Woking, United Kingdom
via mobile
If all street furniture was like this our towns and cities would be so much more fun.

I had read about this when researching what to do in Liverpool and then promptly forgot all about... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Steve_of_N21
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London, United Kingdom
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Unique sculpture that evokes that time in recent history when many immigrants passed through the city of Liverpool on their way to start a new life in Ireland and North America.
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Liverpool, England
Central Liverpool
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Need to know the history and read about it before visiting as it's just a pile of suit cases on the ground. It's not a busy or typical attraction in Liverpool.

Thank weeezoo
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I had read about this when researching what to do in Liverpool and then promptly forgot all about it. So it was a very pleasant surprise when we stumbled upon it whilst traversing between the two cathedrals via Hope Street. The why and wherefore has...More

Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

A Case History is an awesome piece of street art that at first glance appears to be a set of random concrete cases that pass as some sort of clever street art ,this was my first impression when I saw it but after a little...More

1  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We stumbled across this fascinating little piece of street art, and were then really pleased to see that it is a memorial to John Lennon. Some of the other reviewers of this feature seem to have been somewhere utterly different. It looks like a collection...More

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A CASE HISTORY is a wonderful piece of street art that can make you smile with its quirky random layout and location and also make you stand and think about the imagination that has taken place from our city over the many years. The cases...More

2  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Imagine a whole load of cases dumped on a city centre pavement. Outrageous you might think but with artistic licence, the Hope Street, Liverpool art installation is a thought-provoking, social statement and reminder of the immigrants who sailed from the port of this great city....More

2  Thank JohnTripAdviser
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

The cases depict the luggage of the many immigrants that left Liverpool for a new life in America or Ireland. I think they are good and create a lot of interest from visitors to Hope Street.

1  Thank OldBear
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Standing at the corner of Hope Street and Mount Street, perhaps the cases symbolise the journey of faith between the city's two incredible cathedrals. Certainly they're a quirky monument to this seafaring city and its dubious history of slavery. It also pays homage to the...More

1  Thank Mike Arran
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I love this type of art ,it's fun free and makes you smile as you walk by.makes nice seating as well.not sure of the story or history of them .but check them out .a lot of tours stop by these so you could find out...More

1  Thank blondyliz5
Reviewed 4 September 2015

So random! I liked reading all the passenger tags. Worth a look if you're passing. Not far from the Cathedral.

Thank JDLove83
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