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


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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  Merseyside Maritime Museum |  and the  Museum of Liverpool | , hosted by a live guide. Every ticket sold at our venues supports National Museums Liverpool.

Full details, including prices and the 'Do the double' offer with Mersey Ferries, are on the City Explorer buses page | .

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 Albert Dock, or World Museum | , which is about a 20 minute walk away in Liverpool city centre.

Liverpool Waterfront website |