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RIBA North

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RIBA North

Visited RIBA North to show a friend the model of the city and to see the Liverpool Biennial... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
MarkC8820
A great way to discover new hidden parts of Liverpool

Lived most of my life in Liverpool but got to see quite a few places I've never seen before round... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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RIBA North is the Royal Institute of British Architects’ National Architecture Centre on Liverpool’s Waterfront. The centre was opened in June 2017 and was recently awarded the title of ‘Best Newcomer to the Visitor Economy’ at the Liverpool City...more
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21 Mann Island, Liverpool L3 1BP, England
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All reviews the ground floor pier head well worth a visit mann model galleries architecture waterfront shop exhibition
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

As this building relates to architecture I must say I do like this modern building. On enter I must admit some of the exhibits leave me cold. Nice cafe as well.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Visited RIBA North to show a friend the model of the city and to see the Liverpool Biennial exhibition Hack the Root. Hack the Root may be a bit obscure but if you're in the area and interested in innovative building materials its worth a...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Lived most of my life in Liverpool but got to see quite a few places I've never seen before round the back of Hope Street. Terry our guide had the perfect mix of great information without information overload. The pace was just right. Will definitely...More

Thank julie r
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Two of us went on this tour today - really relaxed and absolutely brimming with information... fantastic afternoon visiting a fantastic city.. Brian was a perfect guide - full of pride, information and laughs... learnt so much in such a short time but didn't feel...More

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Cath H, Marketing Executive at RIBA North, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you very much for joining one of our walking tours and leaving this great review. Brian is such a star, we're very pleased you enjoyed his company and knowledge. We look forward to welcoming you on one of our other tours in the future.

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Called in as part oft he Biennial and was very impressed with 3d model of Liverpool and all the interactive information on display, we live in a wonderfal city with such history, tremendous.More

Thank david r
Cath H, Marketing Executive at RIBA North, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you for stopping by, David. We're delighted that our Hack the Root exhibition as part of the Liverpool Biennial brought you to see us. Our digital city model is a fantastic tool for discovering more about Liverpool and we're pleased you enjoyed it. We...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018

We had a wonderful easy-paced 2-hour guided walk entitled "Gateway to the World" in the company of our guide, the wonderful Stella, who opened our eyes to certain aspects of some of Liverpool's iconic buildings that we would have missed, but for her knowledge. RIBA...More

Thank DiamondMikeCheshire
Cath H, Marketing Executive at RIBA North, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

We think Stella is wonderful, too. Super pleased you enjoyed yourself, we look forward to welcoming you on one of our other tours.

Reviewed 19 May 2018

Popped in for the Liverpool Light Night Experience ......... RIBA had created an artificial aurora borealis ...... with difuse lazers ........ weird, wild and wonderful. Plus its such an interesting place and one of the realtively unknown gems at the Pier Head

Thank Jake-from-Liverpool
Reviewed 16 January 2018

A specialist exhibition and display area - with an interesting Sterling Prize exhibition. Worth keeping an eye out for other specialist displays

Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This small Museum - Showcase for Architecture whilst being a specialist subject is so well worth popping in to explore. It has one of the best interactive displays of Liverpool that I have ever seen and is visually exciting and informative. The gallery at the...More

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Cath H, Marketing Exec at RIBA North, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thanks for stopping by! We are so pleased it was an enjoyable visit and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. We are gearing up to announce our programme for 2018, along with our new walking tour schedule, so stay tuned!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

New addition at Mann Island showcasing various aspects of architecture including an interactive model of Liverpool. Cafe on the ground floor serving good food and coffee. Well worth a visit.

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Response from MadalynH7 | Reviewed this property |
I would probably meet a friend elsewhere eg Maritime museum or Tate, both of which have good cafes as meeting points. RIBA is Royal Institute of British Architecture - interesting, but niche
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