Café and shop
We offer a great choice of places to eat for Merseyside Maritime Museum and the International Slavery Museum.
Located on the ground floor, our café offers great views looking out over the Albert Dock whether you choose to sit inside or out under the colonnades. You can choose from a selection of light bites including soup and pasties, alongside a selection of freshly made sandwiches, cakes and pastries, snacks, hot and cold drinks.
Opening times: Daily 10am-4.45pm
Contact us: For bookings and enquiries call 0151 478 4489 or complete our online enquiries form .
We offer :
- Free wifi
- Free standing tables and chairs
- Outdoor seating area
- Children’s menu
- Group packages available
Extended opening hours
The Quayside café is open 10am-10pm on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 May to celebrate the visit of the Three Queens to Liverpool.
The Waterfront café at the Museum of Liverpool is also open for longer on that weekend, with slightly different opening hours.
Maritime Dining Room
Enjoy delicious food weith unrivalled views at our restaurant on the top floor of the museum. See the Maritime Dining Room page for information.
© Mark McNulty
There are benches around the docks and waterfront area a short walk from the museum, where visitors can eat a picnic on a nice day. Please dispose of rubbish responsibly.
The shop for Merseyside Maritime Museum and the International Slavery Museum is located on the ground floor and stocks a wide range of gifts and souvenirs. Whether you have a specialist interest in maritime history, slavery or Liverpool we have a range of products to suit. For the little pirates and mermaids amongst us there’s plenty of 'booty' to be had too!
A selection of our product range is also available from our online shop.
All purchases made in our shops and cafés help support National Museums Liverpool.
Corporate hire, private events and weddings
We offer a range of venues and spaces across our museums and galleries which are available for hire. Whether you prefer the stunning backdrop of the World Heritage Liverpool waterfront or Victorian architectural grandeur to host your event our venues are sure to leave a memorable impression.
We are fully accessible and equipped with state of the art facilities, able to accommodate up to 600 people for corporate conferences, dinners, weddings, drinks receptions. Please contact our events team for more details on 0151 478 4780 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
See our corporate hire pages here for more information.
Looking for somewhere different for your celebrations? Why not book a festive party night or lunch in the beautiful surroundings of the Maritime Dining Room, taking in the seasonal views of the Albert Dock and Liverpool waterfront.
Contact our events team on 0151 478 4780 or email us at email@example.com to find out more.