Cafe and Shop

busy museum cafe

© Pete Carr


Our Cafe is situated on the ground floor, accessible from the museum atrium. Relax and enjoy breakfast, a delicious lunch, a light snack or tea and cakes while taking in views of the famous Liverpool Waterfront.

Choose from a range of hot dishes made by our team of in-house chefs, using fresh seasonal produce. We also offer a selection of soups, hot and cold snacks, freshly-made sandwiches, cakes, pastries and hot and cold drinks. A breakfast menu is available 10am-12noon. 

Opening times: Daily 10am - 4.45pm (hot lunches served from 12noon to 3.30pm)

Contact us: For bookings and enquiries call 0151 478 4085 or complete our online enquiries form.

We offer :

  • Free Wifi
  • Highchairs
  • Free standing tables and chairs
  • Children’s menu
  • Group packages available


Let Toys Be Toys good practice award 2016

We stock a wide range of gifts, books and souvenirs, whether you have a specialist interest in the museums exhibitions, Liverpool history and culture, or just want to treat yourself or a loved one to a beautiful gift.

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 impress your guests.

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 .

See our corporate hire pages for more information.