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British Music Experience

Cunard Building Water Street | Pier Head Entrance, Liverpool L3 1DS, England
+44 151 519 0915
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The British Music Experience is the national museum dedicated to the history of popular music in Britain. State of the art effects and iconic memorabilia will show how rock, pop, dance and other genres were formed and have influenced the last seventy years of British culture.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cunard Building Water Street | Pier Head Entrance, Liverpool L3 1DS, England
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+44 151 519 0915
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic place with loads of exhibits and the Gibson guitar room is fabulous. Staff very helpful and knowledgeable. Highly recommend

Thank Ronald S
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Reviewed yesterday

This is one of the few museums in this city that you have to pay to enter. At first I wasn’t sure but it certainly is worth every penny. We started with coffee and Charlotte, who served us excellent coffee explained how the museum worked....More

Thank John P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As someone who is passionate about music this was a great experience. However it is a great venue to visit if you just have any level of interest in music. Be sure to leave yourself plenty of time if you wish to see all the...More

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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here a little late in our visit to Liverpool and ran out of time. There is a lot to read and many exhibits you want to look at. Caters for all music fans -including the X factor, Boy bands and the Spice girls...More

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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We are sorry that we cafe was out of sandwiches upon your visit. We have very...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is certainly worth a couple of hours of your time. It can be found in the splendid Cunard building and is a good (but not huge) look through British music - and well balanced, given the Beatles prominence in Liverpool. Staff very friendly and...More

Thank andy j
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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. Thanks for your suggestion, our Crew do provide Gibson branded plectrums in the Gibson Interactive studio...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here not really knowing what we were going to. It was brilliant. Music from all eras along with relevant exhibits and the most amazing hologram of Boy George singing on stage. Also you could dance, sing and have a go at playing instruments. Some...More

Thank Elaine W
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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We book tickets upfront but when we visited it was not very crowded. We used the audiotour which I can highly recommend because it provides a lot of extra background information. We loved every minute of the tour and of course we missed a lot...More

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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We are sorry that you did not find any content for some artists. We cannot represent...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A music lover’s paradise. Everything you’d expect is there and more. It’s also really easy to find your way round and skip things that don’t interest you. Only minor gripe was that the words on the screens in each section disappeared far too quickly. You...More

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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. Thanks for the feedback on the Don McLean song. We strive for accuracy, and will look...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is quite amazing how much influence British music has had over the years. This exhibition is a walk through the years from 1945 to current contributors. The interactive singing, dancing booths and opportunity to play instruments (drums, guitar or keyboards) are a great touch....More

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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A new exhibition Which is a must see. Music and costume from the 40's to the present day. Never expected to see a life sized hologram of Boy George singing on stage. There is even an area where you can go to sing and play...More

Thank Catherine T
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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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