Museum of Liverpool (Liverpool, England)

Off to the Liverpool Museum? See our insider advice for a queue-free visit as well as opening times and phone numbers!

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Useful information

Tips for your visit

Thursday is the quietest day at the Museum of Liverpool, followed by Friday.

Avoid visiting the museum on the busiest day of the week - Saturday. Sunday is often crowded as well, but if you don’t have choice but going to the museum during the weekend, choose Sunday: it is always slightly less crowded than on Saturday.

Crowds won’t be a problem in winter (the calmest time at Museum of Liverpool), in March or September. They may however spoil your visit in August (the busiest month of the year) or in July (quite busy as well).

Opening hours & admission

Open daily, from 10am to 5 pm.

Closed from 2pm on 24 December and all day 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

Entry to the museum and all of the events and exhibitions is free.

The Little Liverpool gallery for families with children under six is free but has a limited capacity. Entry is by a timed ticket, pick yours up from the welcome desk on the ground floor on the day of your visit.

All free films in the Theatre on the ground floor are shown at regular intervals throughout the day. No ticket required.

Museum of Liverpool

Museum of Liverpool

Photo credits to Duncan Hull via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Contact numbers

Museum of Liverpool 0151 478 4545
Group and school bookings 0151 478 4788
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Museum of Liverpool
πŸ“ Pier Head Liverpool Waterfront
L3 1DG

On foot: The Museum is on the waterfront close to Liverpool city centre.

By train: James Street station (2-3 minutes walk away from the Museum), Liverpool Central station (about 15 to 20 minutes walk away), Liverpool Lime Street station (20 minute walk).

By bus: Paradise Street bus station is the closest one to the Museum.

By ferry: the Mersey Ferries terminal is right next to the museum at the Pier Head.

By bicycle: there are lots of bicycle bays opposite the entrance to the museum, by the Great Western Railway building.

By car: the nearest car parks are located in the Liverpool One complex opposite the entrance to the Albert Dock.

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