Tourist information

People outside the museum at dusk

© Pete Carr

History of the museum

The Museum of Liverpool opened in 2011 to great acclaim.  Find out more about the creation of the Museum of Liverpool .

Useful links

City Explorer bus tours

Buy tickets from us for the City Explorer buses - a great way to see highlights of the city, including  Merseyside Maritime Museum  and the  Museum of Liverpool , 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 the Museum of Liverpool then you might also like to visit the Merseyside Maritime Museum and the International Slavery Museum , which are a short walk away in the Royal Albert Dock, or World Museum , which is about a 20 minute walk away in Liverpool city centre.