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“A great Museum for all the family.”

Merseyside Maritime Museum
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US$201.24*
and up
Beatles and Liverpool Rail Day Trip from London
Ranked #13 of 191 things to do in Liverpool
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 24 July 2014

We happened upon the museum whilst walking around Albert Dock. Very surprised upon entering that it was free (donations accepted). Everything was mapped out really well and spread over 5 floors. The Titanic floor was brilliant and some of the artifacts were great to see. The models of the ships were unbelievably accurate and some of the stories that you could listen to great and even kept my son interested. Would definitely go again on our next trip when we have more time to enjoy the whole museum.

Thank Ponner
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

I have gone here every time that I have gone to Liverpool and it is an interesting and fun way to spend a couple of hours while exploring Liverpool. The exhibits are very interesting and , obviously, due to the fact that Liverpool was the port of registry of the Titanic, there a number of exhibits on the ship and her crew\passengers

Thank JohnHDublin
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Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

Four of us had a day out at the Maritime Museum in liverpool Albert Dock. Two people from liverpool one from Manchester and the other from Austrailia. We all had a brilliant day. There is so much to see it was unbelievable. The Austrailia. Friend was absolutely overwhelmed. There is plenty to see and I recommend it for an interesting and unbelievable day. GIVE IT A TRY EVERYONE. Jilly from liverpool

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Reviewed 21 July 2014

Specifically went to see the Titanic Museum, which was amazing! So many original artifacts and interesting displays. Very moving and informative.

Thank Songbird052
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

The primary purpose for the visit was to look at the Titanic exhibits. The actual permanent part of the museum dedicated to the Titanic was slightly disappointing however the additional exhibition was very informative and educational. There are a few recovered items from the Titanic which bring it to life but there is plenty of other really interesting material.

We also took a quick look into the Slavery exhibition and were a little disappointed with that area, it felt disjointed and seemed to lack real substance. On the whole the museum can have a bit of a disorganised feel as the layout is somewhat confused.

Thank Justin H
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