Your visit

museum entrance in an old brick warehouse in Liverpool's docks

© Pete Carr

Free entry! Open daily 10am-5pm. The Piermaster's House is open daily 10am-4.30pm.

Late opening: Our waterfront museums are open until 6pm on Saturday 5 November before the River of Light display.

The shop and café on the ground floor will remain open until 6pm. The Maritime Dining Room will be open until 4.30pm with last orders for hot food at 3.30pm.

The Maritime Archives and Library is open on Mondays and Tuesdays (except Bank Holidays), 10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30-4.30pm.

Temporary closure

Merseyside Maritime Museum and the International Slavery Museum will be closed for two days on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 November, while we carry out essential maintenance work. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Planning your visit

Video tour of Merseyside Maritime Museum

Seasonal opening

All of National Museums Liverpool's venues are open 10am-5pm every day except on 24, 25, 26 and 31 December and 1 January, when they are closed all day.