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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
+44 151 478 4499
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Reviewed today

A museum that tells the story of Liverpools connection with the sea. On four floors but with lifts it is easy to access. Found the Lusitania and related North Atlantic war history fascinating. Just how did people survive that for weeks on end. The Titanic...More

Thank vincec
Reviewed yesterday

We were recommended to visit this place and glad we did,lots of history and great information about Liverpool and shipbuilding as with Titanic displays and items from the ship. Free entry but they ask for a £4 donation if possible on the way out. Close...More

Thank Davidspowart
Reviewed yesterday

Great museum to spend an hour (or hours) with exhibits relevant to both Liverpool and the sea. Smuggling exhibit is great and interesting to see how human ingenuity is used both to hide and detect smuggled goods over the centuries.

Thank CaptHaddock83
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of information about the history of shipping including both commercial and passenger ships. There is also a large area devoted to the history of the slave trade, up to the present day.

Thank EileenColinD
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A museum that is over 3 floors, each floor telling a different story. Thoroughly enjoyed the Luscitania exhibit but the Slavery exhibit up on floor 3 is quite thought provoking. Once you have seen enough there is a decent cafe on the ground floor.

Thank Nin4
Reviewed 3 days ago

An additional stop in our break but so worth it. Fir a donation a few good hours of history brought to life.

Thank Suzy L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great way to spend couple of hours,as a model maker himself bfriend extremely impressed by ship models,

Thank arnellaaw
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is not my first visit to the maritime but specifically went for the Ink & Blood and Black Salt exhibitions, which are part of the international slavery museum located on the top floor of the museum. Really enjoyed the exhibitions as well as a...More

Thank Kaboozie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really informative and enjoyable! We spent a good 2-3 hours here and really enjoyed it! Great for anyone who is interested in the Titanic or maritime history!

Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent and informative displays, not only about the maritime history of Liverpool but its shipping, workers and more. If you read every information board that was available you could be there a long time - but worth it. The model ships are magnificent. If I...More

Thank ChrisandMick60
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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