Family visits

family at a craft session in the museum

© Pete Carr

Baby changing

There are baby changing facilities on several floors.

Breast feeding is encouraged and supported in Merseyside Maritime Museum.


Maritime Dining Rooms

Children can choose two courses for £5.75 from the children's menu (pdf) at the Maritime Dining Room.

Things to see and do

  • In the Seized! gallery in the basement you can follow Matt the customs officer's trail.
  • The Sea Urchins play area on the first floor is aimed at 8-years and under. There are free maritime-themed activities on offer include costumes, activity sheets and story books. Download the Sea Urchins trail (pdf).
  • Check the 'What's on' listings for family-friendly activities to do at the museum 
  • Our e-newsletter has details of our free family exhibitions, events and activities. Sign up on our register with us page. A Family Guide leaflet is also available from our venues and tourist information centres.

Please note: We ask that visitors supervise their children at all times.

family group watching singers in the museum

© Pete Carr