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Museum of Liverpool

The world’s first national museum devoted to the city of Liverpool’s rich creative, sporting and cultural history.

  • Part of the Museum of Liverpool building

Unearthing Liverpool’s History


Journey through Liverpool’s captivating narrative at the Museum of Liverpool, the world’s first national museum dedicated to a single city. This waterfront icon, housed in a striking modern building, boasts a treasure trove of artefacts that illuminate Liverpool’s rich tapestry, from prehistoric times to the present day.

Explore fascinating archaeological finds, revealing the city’s earliest inhabitants. Immerse yourself in the city’s maritime heritage, from its bustling port to the legendary transatlantic voyages. Delve into the social and cultural evolution of Liverpool, from its role in the Industrial Revolution to its vibrant music scene. Take a walk down memory lane with recreated street scenes, bringing Liverpool’s social history to life. Stand on the very stage where John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met, a pivotal moment in music history. Or admire the city’s sporting prowess in dedicated exhibits, or get up close with a life-size model of the iconic Liver Bird. The Museum of Liverpool isn’t just about the past; it’s a platform for exploring Liverpool’s ongoing cultural contributions and its bright future.

A highlight for many is the dedicated Beatles exhibition, showcasing the Fab Four’s rise to global superstardom. See their iconic instruments, stage costumes, and personal mementoes, reliving the electrifying energy of Beatlemania.

Whether you’re a history buff, a music lover, or simply curious about Liverpool’s unique character, the Museum of Liverpool offers a captivating journey through the city’s soul.