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Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool

Liverpool was one of the World’s greatest seaports for over two hundred years and is now Britain’s largest west coast port. The museum looks at this history of shipping, which shipping companies existed and how and when ships were built.

One gallery looks at Liverpool’s most famous ships the Titanic, Lusitania and Empress of Ireland. All three ships sank and within three years of each other between 1912 and 1915.

For energetic kids under eight there is a play area called Sea Urchins. Here they can dress up as pirates, mermaids, sailors or lobsters and there are lots of free activities on offer with a maritime theme.

There are various temporary exhibitions and events, please check the website or call for more information

Opening Times

Open daily 10am-5pm.
Closed from 2pm on 24 December and all day on 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

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Ticket Prices

Admission to Merseyside Maritime Museum and all the National Museums Liverpool venues is FREE.

All exhibitions, events and activities at National Museums Liverpool are also FREE.

Disabled Facilities

There is access for visitors with disabilities to all National Museums Liverpool, although limited restrictions apply.

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More Information

Telephone: Telephone 0151 478 4499

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Location Map

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Merseyside Maritime Museum
Albert Dock

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