The stunning new Museum of Liverpool is the world’s first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city.
This includes the stage where John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met, Ben Johnson’s Liverpool Cityscape, a life-size Liverbird, the first Ford Anglia from Ford’s Halewood production line and Chris Boardman’s famous Lotus sport bike.
Central Library is a beautifully re-modelled building.
Famous collections of rare books housed in the magnificent Hornby Library and Oak Room, the impressive Picton Reading Room, one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. and archives from the 13th century to the present day which tell Liverpool’s story.
Tours of our historic Stadium are available throughout the year, both on a matchday and on a non-matchday. For more information visit
LFC's Fan Zones are open from four hours before kick-off on a matchday. You can find food, drink, live entertainment and retail offerings as well as the Club’s official mascot Mighty Red on a matchday
For the first time in 50 years, you can visit the unique basement club as it was in the beginning.
The Casbah and its owner, Mona Best, brought about many pivotal moments in the early days of The Beatles, providing a home for the distinctive Merseybeat sound which would change the face of popular music forever.
At Merseyside Maritime Museum you can explore the history of the great port of Liverpool, with four floors of galleries:
Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered; the Emigration gallery; Liverpool: World Gateway; the Titanic, Lusitania and Empress of Ireland gallery; the Battle of the Atlantic; the Art and the Sea Gallery; and the temporary exhibition space.
“If you want a Cathedral, we’ve got one to spare…” so goes the old Liverpool folk song. Located either end of the aptly-named Hope Street, Liverpool Anglican Cathedral and Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King (Catholic) are vastly different in architecture but both majestic and beautiful. Halfway along Hope Street, outside Hope Street Hotel, two bronze statues represent the life and work of Bishop David Sheppard and Archbishop Derek Worlock. The two religious leaders, working together
A tour is a brilliant way to experience Liverpool city region.
Whether you are new to the destination, or are already familiar with many of the city’s landmarks, a guided tour is an ideal way to discover more about Liverpool’s unique culture and heritage.
These spectacular sculptures are on Crosby beach. Another Place consists of 100 cast-iron, life-size figures spread out along three kilometres of the foreshore, stretching almost one kilometre out to sea. Each one weighing 650 kilos, they are made from casts of the artist's own body, all of them looking out to sea, staring at the horizon in silent expectation.
The home of the National Collection of Modern Art in the north
The gallery stages a changing programme of special exhibitions throughout the year, which bring together artworks from all over the world. In recent years, artists featured in Tate Liverpool's special exhibitions have included Gustav Klimt, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Claude Monet.
At the heart of Liverpool's famous, iconic and always developing waterfront. Visually, nothing defines the city more than the Royal Liver and accompanying Cunard and Port of Liverpool buildings by Pier Head. Known collectively as the "Three Graces" and loosely based on the skyline of early 20th century Chicago, the interiors are sadly not open to the public.
Take the M62 or M53 to Liverpool. At the end of the motorway head towards the city centre. On entering the city follow signs for Lime Street train station. There are numerous car parks around Lime Street
Lime Street Station is just a minute's walk away. For more information please telephone National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48450.
Queen Square Bus Station and Lime Street Station are both less than five minutes walk away.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is south of the city on the A561. The airport is approximately 30 minutes drive to Liverpool City Centre.
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