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U-boat Story / Birkenhead

Woodside Ferry Woodside Ferry Approach, Birkenhead CH41 6DU, England
+44 151 330 1444
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Mersey River Explorer Cruise from Liverpool
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Woodside Ferry Woodside Ferry Approach, Birkenhead CH41 6DU, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as part of the stop on a river cruise and it was well worth the time. In the hour between being dropped off and picked up we made our way around the indoor exhibition then headed outside. I was really shocked at...More

2  Thank kankuchick
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you took the time to stop off on the river cruise to explore the U-Boat - as you say, the history behind it is fascinating and you get an appreciation of life on-board.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really great to get an insight into some WW2 history. A German U-boat sunk and found 40 years later and brought to Liverpool and cut into cross sections so we can see inside parts of it. Some interesting artifacts on show too in the small...More

Thank Caperry
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review. It is nice to know that you enjoyed finding out about the history of the U-Boat and enjoyed visiting the attraction with your Ferry ticket.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled to visit on Wednesday, 18th October. Purchased as part of Mersey Ferries River Explorer package. There was a warning on the Mersey Ferries site that outdoor attract would be closed on 2nd October for two weeks. Arrived to find the outdoor exhibits still closed...More

Thank David C
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your comments on the U-Boat Story. We are sorry that you were disappointed by your visit and we have passed on the issues you have raised to the Management Team.

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We went on the ferry down the Mersey River and as a part of our ticket we got to see U-boat museum. It was fascinating to see the remaining's of the boat and read all of the information about it. When you study about it...More

Thank DinkyDave33
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed the Ferry and found your stop off at the U-Boat story fascinating.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Visited at the start of October, we took the ferry which did include entry into the museum. I thought the museum was really interesting and a must for anyone who has an interest in the second world war. Its pretty unique and you can discover...More

2  Thank Andy P
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience of the U-Boat story, it is indeed pretty unique so we are glad you found it interesting.

Reviewed 7 October 2017

We assumed entry was included with our ferry tickets (due to misleading information) but found when we got there we had to pay-but at the ticket office we were NOT told that the actual boat was not open, only a small display of objects, of...More

Thank LiverpoolHarry
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Harry. We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed with U-boat Story and found the information misleading. Please forward all details to comments@merseytravel.gov.uk and we will look into this further for you. Thanks

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We combined our visit with a trip on the ferry, making an enjoyable day. This is the only place I've ever had the chance to view a U-boat. As I struggle to walk, I appreciated the way I could view the interior in comfort, because...More

1  Thank HeatSeekerWrexham_UK
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thanks for leaving such great feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your experience of U-boat Story!

Reviewed 26 September 2017

Visited the U Boat story after using the Mersey Ferry. as my husband was very interested in it. Had free entry as we had paid for the ferry ticket. Found it very interesting and informative. Would definitely recommend

1  Thank Helen Y
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Hi Helen. Thanks for your comments. We're glad you enjoyed your trip to U-boat Story.

Reviewed 16 September 2017

My son and I visited The U-Boat Story, situated at Woodside Ferry, Brikenhead, as part of a Mersey Ferries river cruise. The U534 submarine has been split in to four pieces, allowing excellent views of cramped inerior of the boat. Visitos can get a feeling...More

2  Thank Kay B
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

So pleased you enjoyed your trip and were able to learn so much.

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I plus some members of our immediate family took a trip on the Mersey Ferry, where this little exhibition was thrown in free of charge. My dad is very interested in everything war related so we decided to take a trip here...More

1  Thank MrsF01
MTAttractions, Guest Relations Manager at U-boat Story / Birkenhead, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for posting this review. The U-Boat was such a small space for so many men ...and they were all so young. It's an amazing story.

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Somersmom
21 December 2016|
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Response from Johneric L | Reviewed this property |
Take the train to Birkenhead train stop and walk 10 mins down the road towards the Ferry terminal. This is where the Sub museum is located
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Terry C
11 February 2015|
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Response from MTAttractions | Property representative |
Hi Terry, We recommend leaving an hour for a tour of U-boat Story. Enjoy your visit!
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Terry C
11 February 2015|
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Response from solzy | Reviewed this property |
I agree with everyone who has answered. We made our own way round so didn.t have to wait for a guided tour. There is a small museum inside with a film about the activities of the submarine and also a few interactive items.We... More
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