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Merseyside Maritime Museum

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Address: Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
Phone Number:
+44 151 478 4499
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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At Merseyside Maritime Museum you can explore the history of the great port...

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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This museum was wonderful. My friend I intended to see the whole museum but got caught up in the International Slavery exhibit. We were shocked, saddened but also enlightened by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum was wonderful. My friend I intended to see the whole museum but got caught up in the International Slavery exhibit. We were shocked, saddened but also enlightened by what we learned. Among the horrors and inhuman cruelty we learned of hope and strength, which had us close to tears. The facilities were good and the staff very helpful.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great free day out. Been coming here for over x30 years. The gift shop is well stocked and full of titanic crockery made by the company who made the original tableware for the actual ship. Couldn't resist buying a white star 🌟 line egg cup! Great exhibition called SEIZED about UK border force and concealments. The titanic items on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Specialist museum focussing on 3-4 historical fields including the slave trade. All well covered with very interesting and thoughtfully presented. Free admission, Nice café.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

tells you the maritime history of Liverpool, good day, they also offer an old dock tour of the worlds first commercial non tidal dock check availability helpful and knowledgeable guides.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Merseyside Maritime Museum is well worth a visit. Liverpool being a maritime city this museum connects the city to the sea inasmuch as its heritage shows through here.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well set out inside...interesting and well worth a visit. A great place to start to learn about the heritage of the fantastic city of Liverpool.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went with family. History related to Marine and displays of various ships. This is good place to send 2 hours

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum is free and offers a great deal in maritime history. It has 3 floors of it. I found it really interesting. There's not a great deal of hands on stuff for the kids but nonetheless mine enjoyed it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place to visit free of charge just donations it was a couple of hours well spent the only thing was a lot of the hands on or listening devices didn't work but that said lots to read and see very interesting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The museum is very informative. Being completely new to Liverpool, this was the first museum that I visited. Not to mention it's free. It's great history and also a very innovative and ideal place to bring your kids to

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