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Merseyside Maritime Museum

Merseyside Maritime Museum offers a wide range of activities, workshops and resources for education and community groups of all ages. 

Popular topics include pirates, the Titanic,  Second World War and life in the 1940s, emigration, and our unique school tours of Liverpool's Old Dock. 

Please note that a charge has been introduced for the some of the workshops at Merseyside Maritime Museum. The other workshops are free, but must still be booked in advance. 

Booking a group visit

Preparing for your visit

We strongly advise that all teachers and accompanying adults visiting the museum with a group read the following guidance notes. This will give you all the practical information you need to ensure that you have an enjoyable and productive visit, including sample risk assessments.

We have prepared teacher's notes and student’s workbooks on various themes. Some can be downloaded before your visit. You can request printed copies of the other materials by  using the school bookings form, or by calling the group bookings team on 0151 478 4788.

Please note that we do not provide pencils or clipboards so please remember to bring your own on the day.

Resources

Workshops

Workshops link to the national curriculum through our collections and displays. Many sessions are led by a member of our team, while others are self-led. Booking well in advance is advised. Most of the workshops are free but there is charge for some, as indicated.