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The perfect place to begin your journey exploring this historic garden village. The Museum tells the story of industrialist William Lever and how he created a high quality village to house the workers at his soap factory. The story of the village is...more
All reviews the lady lever art gallery well worth a visit next door lord lever war memorial tea room minute film soap factory beautiful village garden centre visit port model village factory workers coach trip live here across the road lord and lady
This is a very informative and interesting museum it tells the story of soap and the man behind it who built a village for his workers. There is a 20 minute informative film which gives you an insight into the beginnings of the soap factory...More
Whilst I was staying in Liverpool, I decided to pop over and visit Port Sunlight, as I was impressed with what I saw on an episode of Flog It.
The television did not do the Village justice!
The whole village is just so amazing!
What a lovely place Port Sunlight is. The village is really beautiful with such a wide range of building styles in the houses but they are all superbly maintained and the overall effect is amazing. The museum itself is very informative and the leaflet which...More
Visited this architectural village today and small museum along with the Lady lever art gallery. All interesting and something different finding out all about the history of the sunlight soap industry. The war memorial was lovely and a good garden centre over the road too....More
We visited Port Sunlight on a sunny afternoon and walked around the village enjoying the different architectural styles. The museum building itself was attractive and it housed a variety of interesting exhibits. The worker's cottage was a highlight. There is free parking throughout the village.
We were staying near Chester and really enjoyed our visit to the Port Sunlight museum. I loved how the information was displayed especially the use of figures and sound e.g. The Beatles interview. I learnt a lot from the museum and found the staff very...More
Although the museum is fascinating they charge extra for a map of the site which I think should be included in the price. Also the coffee shop was closed which was a real let down especially at 1 o’clock on a Thursday afternoon.
What a wonderful man Mr Lever was, and what foresight he had.
He set up this wonderful village for his workers, he had harsh rules, but he did look after the workers, building nice houses for them, giving them a job, and of course making...More