20 Forthlin Road

Liverpool L24 1YP


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.

Beatles' Childhood Homes, The - National Trust

Mendips, (National Trust)
Liverpool L24 1YP


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.

Birkenhead Priory & St Mary's Tower - The Birkenhead Packet

Priory Street
Birkenhead, Wirral L41 5JH


This Benedictine Monastery established 1150 is the oldest building on Merseyside. Much of the original building still remains and other parts have been sympathetically restored to their former stature. First restored over a century ago, the site continues to develop with museum displays, education/meeting/concert space and chapel dedicated to HMS Conway (open by appointment).

Garstang Museum of Archaeology, The

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


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.

International Slavery Museum

Albert Dock
Liverpool L3 4AQ


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.

Liverpool Football Club Museum

Liverpool FC, Anfield Road
Liverpool L4 0TH


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.

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Albert Dock
Liverpool L3 4AQ


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.

Museum of Liverpool

Pier Head, Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool L3 1DG


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.

National Conservation Centre

Liverpool L1 6HZ


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.

National Museums Liverpool

William Brown Street
Liverpool L3 8EN


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.

North West Museum of Road Transport

Old Bus Depot, 51 Hall Street
St Helens WA10 1DU


A unique and extensive collection of vintage buses, British trolleybuses and classic cars in the UK are the centrepiece of this regional transport museum formerly known as St Helens Transport Museum. Following its extensive and comprehensive refurbishment the North West Museum of Road Transport has joined the ranks of the top North West attractions and is open to the public every Saturday and Sunday.

Port Sunlight Museum

23 King George's Drive
Port Sunlight, Wirral CH62 5DX

Located in the heart of Port Sunlight, a world famous 19th century garden village, Port Sunlight Museum offers a unique insight into the origins and social history of one of Britain's finest and most intact model villages. Port Sunlight consists of over 900 Grade II Listed buildings and has one of the largest War Memorials outside of London. Discover within Port Sunlight Museum what it would have been like to live in this village during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Prescot Museum

The Prescot Centre, Prescot Shopping Centre, Aspinall Street
Knowsley L34 5GA


Prescot Museum provides access to the cultural heritage of Knowsley through its local history collection, museum displays and educational and outreach programme. The museum presents a range of permanent and temporary exhibitions, celebrating the history of Prescot, including the town's watch-making past, former industries, local dignitaries, businesses and much more.

Smithy Heritage Centre

Kiln Lane, Eccleston
St Helens WA10 4RA


Located in an original blacksmith's forge that was still operating until the late 1970s, Eccleston Parish Council has transformed the smithy into a museum dedicated to the history of the area. Learn about the skills of local craftsmen including the farmer, the wheelwright, the farrier and the blacksmith, all of whom played a vital role in Eccleston's rural past.

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.

Victoria Gallery & Museum

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


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.

Western Approaches

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


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.

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Slatey Road
Birkenhead, Wirral L43 4UE


Located outside the centre of Birkenhead, the Williamson Art Gallery & Museum was purpose-built and was opened in December 1928. The Williamson has built a strong regional reputation for the quality and variety of its exhibitions and houses the vast majority of Birkenhead's collection of art and history collections, some of which are displayed in a series of varied and well proportioned galleries. Always on show is the largest single display of ship models in the area, focusing on Cammell Laird shipbuilders and their contribution to marine history, the Mersey Ferries and the variety of vessels that used the River Mersey when it was at its busiest.

Wirral Transport Museum & Birkenhead Tramway

Wirral Transport Museum, 1 Taylor Street
Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 1BG


Welcome to the Wirral Transport Museums. Birkenhead is a town packed with transport heritage, it is the home of Cammell Lairds shipyard and the home of the European tramway. Collections: Wirral Museums Historic Vehicle Collection is a selection of vintage buses representing a variety of local operators over a number of years. There is also a display of cars,and motorcycles and a 1930s garage scene.

World Museum

William Brown Street
Liverpool L3 8EN


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.