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Merseyside Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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“maritime museum”(462 reviews)
“slave trade”(264 reviews)
“titanic section”(73 reviews)
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...more
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Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ, England
+44 151 478 4499
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All reviewsmaritime museumslave tradetitanic sectionwell worth a visitmerchant navytop flooralbert dockfree entrycouple of hoursinteresting exhibitsfew hoursall ageson displaygreat place to visitlusitaniacustomsships
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited as my partner is really interested in the Titanic but when we visited there was works being undertaken and a lot of the Titanic section was closed. Still lots of other sections in the museum to look at so need a good few hours...More

Thank beee1986
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Can't believe I had not been here before as I only live other side of river mersey....was glad on my own as could wander as I pleased... Enjoyed section On Titanic... Slavery and years ago on the docks.... Lovely shop... Cafe... Ideal for snacks. The...More

Thank feefee186346
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is lots to do at Albert Dock but do allow at least 2-3 hours for this museum. On the top floor is an excellent interactive history about slavery from the 16th century to the present day. On another floor is a very good account...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dropped into the Museum more or less to get out of the rain but what a pleasant surprise this turned out to be. I wish we had had more time to spend there. The Titanic exhibition was very well done with lots of interesting information...More

Thank ArthurMK1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Titanic and slavery exhibitions were very confronting. So glad we saw them both. Enjoyed the concise descriptions on exhibits....not too "wordy"

Thank gardening100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Titanic display learned so much more . Very informative . Lucky enough to be able to listen to short talk with’effects’ afterwards. Charming curator who went quite the extra mile answering questions .... shame it could not have been in a more secluded area...More

Thank G8773ALJanet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been here before and was most impressed. This visit was just a quick one as time had run away from us so we just concentrated on the smuggling and customs exhibition which was fascinating. Will definitely return and spend a lot longer next...More

Thank Nigel4857
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband spent 4 hours in here and said it was brilliant, the displays and information were so well done and the cafe, foyer and even the toilets were bright, clean and well kept. He didn't get to see everything and wants to return when...More

Thank SussexDolly
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't expected much, but this is an excellent museum. The exhibits are all really well thought out and brimming with information. I particularly found the Lusitania exhibit to be outstanding.

Thank rosserger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of interesting things to see. Titanic pictures and personal accounts, the full story of the Lusitania, Slavery and Liverpool and so much more. A real gem is on the lower floor, it is about the role the customs throughout the ages, really good hands...More

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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