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Albert Dock

History of the Royal Albert Dock

The Merseyside Maritime Museum is at the heart of the Royal Albert Dock, which played a key role in the heyday of the port of Liverpool.

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City Explorer bus tours

Buy tickets from us for the City Explorer buses - a great way to see highlights of the city, including  World Museum and the Walker Art Gallery, hosted by a live guide. Every ticket sold at our venues supports National Museums Liverpool. Find out more about City Explorer bus tours.

Other museums to visit

If you enjoy Merseyside Maritime Museum then you might also like to visit the International Slavery Museum, which is in the same building on the third floor. The Museum of Liverpool is a short walk away at the Pier Head and World Museum is about a 20 minute walk away in Liverpool city centre.