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Venue hire at Merseyside Maritime Museum

Private dinner at Merseyside Maritime Museum

Located in the heart of the city, the Merseyside Maritime Museum has a wide range of options for your event. Our Maritime Dining Room and conference suite offer striking views over the Albert Dock and iconic Liverpool Waterfront, which is ideal for conferences, exhibitions, presentations, private dinners or weddings. 


The Merseyside Maritime Museum offers the opportunity for clients to enjoy a superb delivery of a conference or meeting within inspiring surroundings, a refreshing and creative alternative to the usual conference space.

Our conference facilities are well equipped with state of the art technology.  Our recently refurbished 200 seat lecture theatre offers new technology that supports HDMI inputs, has high range microphones and a connected lectern, giving speakers and presentations a greater degree of control and a professional edge.

Maritime Dining Room

Merseyside Maritime Museum’s flagship restaurant, the Maritime Dining Room, is situated on the top floor of the Grade 1 listed building. It offers breath-taking dual aspect views across the Liverpool waterfront taking in the Three Graces on one side of the building and the beautiful calmness of the Albert Dock on the other side.

The Maritime Dining Room has featured in the Michelin Guide for four consecutive years, one of only ten restaurants in Liverpool to do so.

Private dining

Enjoy stunning views and fine food in our flagship Maritime Dining Room. The Art and the Sea Gallery, with its interesting collections of exhibits and paintings, is also available and is a unique venue for a drinks reception or pre-dinner canapés.

  • Private dining capacity: 180
  • Drinks reception capacity: 400


Whether you are looking to hold your wedding reception or the whole ceremony with us we hold a civil ceremony licence for our museum. Our top floor Maritime Dining Room and conference suite, enable you and your guests to celebrate while enjoying the unrivalled views across the Albert Dock and Liverpool’s historic waterfront.

You can choose to welcome your guests with a drinks reception in your own private gallery or on the Colonnades taking in the famous Albert Dock views.

  • Wedding reception capacity: 180

Venue hire and events at National Museums Liverpool

Find out more about venue hire and events at Merseyside Maritime Museum and our other museums and galleries.  


Contact us

For further details, please contact our events team on 0151 478 4780, email us at or complete our enquiry form.