We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Wilfred Owen Story

Is this your business?
34 Argyle Street, Birkenhead CH41 6AE, England
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Friday afternoon visit

Lovely, moving and quaint! Very helpful staff and some effort has gone in to this. Support from... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Trevor W
via mobile
Small, but informative

I used to work in Birkenhead, but didn't know this was here until I saw it on Tripadvisor. Went to... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
SGM67
,
LIVERPOOL UK
Read all 10 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
24 Mar 2017
“Small, but informative”
10 Nov 2017
“Friday afternoon visit”
LOCATION
34 Argyle Street, Birkenhead CH41 6AE, England
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (10)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely, moving and quaint! Very helpful staff and some effort has gone in to this. Support from council = £0.

Thank Trevor W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I used to work in Birkenhead, but didn't know this was here until I saw it on Tripadvisor. Went to visit today, was advertised as open from 1pm but had to go get the keys from the art gallery a few doors down, as they...More

Thank SGM67
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 November 2014

A small attraction and of considerable interest for fans of the poet and the period - take it in when visiting the Hamilton Quarter and the more or less next door Della Robbia Pottery - but check web for opening times -

7  Thank MAGNUS P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2014

advertising this as a museum is a joke its a little shop. also i cheecked the website before i visited and it was shut at a time it was advertised to be open i ran g the number and it just rang out. i had...More

10  Thank fredsasson
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Wilfred Owen (1893 - 1918) came to live in Birkenhead with his family in 1898 following his father's appointment as Assistant Station Master with the GWR at Woodside station. He was admitted as a pupil at the fee-paying Preparatory Department of the Birkenhead Institute on...More

6  Thank John G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Unfortunately, this attraction was closed when I visited mid-afternoon on Wed 5/2/14, despite the info I'd previously obtained on the website (thewilfredowenstory.com) that it was open Jan/Feb between 1 and 4pm and longer hours/more days from March. There was an option to call at a...More

8  Thank KevtheExplorer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 November 2013 via mobile

A must for anyone visiting the Wirral. History a very brave man which needs to be part of our nations acknowledged culture.

2  Thank Raymond W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Noticed this small museum whilst trying to waste time on my way to a meeting that I was very early for - dedicated to local poet Wilfred Owen with lots that those who are fans will appreciate. When I called in there was a great...More

3  Thank claudiaWirral
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 July 2013

I recentlt took a small group of sdervice users from Irene Kennedy Centre a homeless resource and drop in centre to visit this local venue after discussing local war poet Wilfred Owen s work . Although the venue was small this was made up for...More

4  Thank Tom P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 April 2013

We learned about the Birkenhead connection to the man who is arguably the greatest War poet of his time when we caught the show, Down Our Street at the Royal Court in Liverpool. The location on Argyle Street is an short walk diagonally across the...More

7  Thank CanBrit1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Birkenhead Hotels
Premier Inn Birkenhead Town Centre Hotel
529 reviews
.16 miles away
Sleep Station
21 reviews
.20 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Liverpool-Albert Dock
1,597 reviews
1.14 miles away
Premier Inn Liverpool City Centre
4,553 reviews
1.17 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Sawasdee
179 reviews
.01 miles away
The Stork Hotel
24 reviews
.03 miles away
Alley Cats Dining Room & Takeaway
31 reviews
.02 miles away
Strummers
44 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Birkenhead Priory
173 reviews
.33 miles away
Wirral Transport Museum
111 reviews
.26 miles away
Birkenhead Tramways
59 reviews
.36 miles away
The Hamilton Quarter
22 reviews
.09 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Wilfred Owen Story staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit