Museums in Liverpool


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World Museum

William Brown Street
Liverpool L3 8EN

liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Discover treasures from around the world, explore outer space and meet live creatures. World Museum is the largest and oldest of the National Museums Liverpool, founded in 1851 when the 13th Earl of Derby left his substantial natural history collection to the city. Collections: Its collections are worldwide in scope, and world-class in quality. They cover archaeology, ethnology and the natural and physical sciences.

Western Approaches

1-3 Rumford Street, Near Town Hall
Liverpool L2 8SZ

liverpoolwarmuseum.co.uk

Set beneath the streets of Liverpool, re-live the times of 1940s Britain with an insight into the life and work of the Wrens and Waafs working under constant pressure in the original area command headquarters for the battle of the Atlantic. Now open to the public, you can visit the reconstruction of the 50,000 sq ft labyrinth of original rooms which brings a dramatic period of history vividly to life.

Victoria Gallery & Museum

Ashton Street, off Brownlow Hill, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3DR
Liverpool L69 3DR

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The Victoria Gallery & Museum is home to the University's unique art and museum collections donated to and created by the University throughout its history. Paintings by JMW Turner, sculpture by Jacob Epstein and a fascinating array of Victorian bottled creatures are just some of the highlights of this wonderful collection.

University of Liverpool, Museum of Dentistry

Edwards Building, School of Dental Surgery, Pembroke Place
Liverpool L3 5PS

The School's Museum of Dentistry was started in 1880 and has continued without interruption until the present day. Because of its long history, it contains many early dental artefacts, not least of these being the collection of early dentures, now thought to be one of the most important in the world.

National Museums Liverpool

William Brown Street
Liverpool L3 8EN

liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

National Museums Liverpool is a group of museums and galleries. Our diverse venues attracted over over 3 million visitors in 2011 Our collections are among the most important and varied in Europe and contain everything from Impressionist paintings to a lifejacket from the Titanic.

National Conservation Centre

Whitechapel
Liverpool L1 6HZ

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National Museums Liverpool's award-winning Conservation Centre is the first national conservation centre in the UK, and the only one of its kind open to the public. Collections: The exhibition shows how conservators uncover the secrets within objects and how they keep the ravages of time at bay. Discover how our world class conservators preserve and restore everything from fine art and sculpture to space suits and ancient archaeological treasures, meet a conservator at work via a live video link, take part in a hands-on activity or a behind-the-scenes tour, get an expert's opinion on looking after your heirlooms.

Museum of Science & Industry

Liverpool Road, Castlefield
Manchester M3 4FP

mosi.org.uk

Uncover Manchester's industrial past and learn about the fascinating stories of the people who contributed to the history and science of a city that helped shape the modern world. Located on the site of the world's oldest surviving passenger railway station and only minutes from Manchester's City Centre, the museum's action-packed galleries, working exhibits and costumed characters tell the amazing story of revolutionary discoveries and remarkable inventions both past and present - a memorable day out for everyone.

Museum of Liverpool

Pier Head, Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool L3 1DG

liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

The stunning Museum of Liverpool is the world's first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city, demonstrating Liverpool's unique contribution to the world. Showcasing popular culture while tackling social, historical and contemporary issues, it is a fantastic, free family day out and an exceptional learning and community resource.

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Albert Dock
Liverpool L3 4AQ

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Set sail and drop anchor for a fun day out at Merseyside Maritime Museum - about the seafaring importance of Liverpool as a gateway to the world, including the city's role in the transatlantic slave trade and emigration. The Maritime Archive and Library contains one of the finest collections of merchant shipping records in the UK.

Liverpool Football Club Museum

Liverpool FC, Anfield Road
Liverpool L4 0TH

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Seize your opportunity to gain exclusive access behind the scenes at one of the world's true sporting cathedrals - Anfield, soaking up the peerless heritage of England's most successful football club.

International Slavery Museum

Albert Dock
Liverpool L3 4AQ

liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

The International Slavery Museum highlights the international importance of slavery, both in a historic and contemporary context. Working in partnership with other museums with a focus on freedom and enslavement, the museum provides opportunities for greater awareness and understanding of the legacy of slavery today.

Garstang Museum of Archaeology, The

School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology, 14 Abercromby Square
Liverpool L69 3BX

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The Garstang Museum of Archaeology, in the School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology is named in honour of Professor John Garstang, whose excavations in Egypt, Sudan and the Levant produced the majority of our archaeological collections.

Beatles' Childhood Homes, The - National Trust

Mendips, (National Trust)
Liverpool L24 1YP

nationaltrust.org.uk

Mendips was the childhood home of John Lennon, he lived there with his Aunt Mimi and Uncle George and composed early songs in the front porch and in his bedroom. Mendips has been restored to its 1950s period glory.

20 Forthlin Road

Allerton
Liverpool L24 1YP

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20 Forthlin Road is one of the most important houses in the history of popular music. This ordinary terraced house was the family home of Sir Paul McCartney right through the early Beatles years.