Things to do in Liverpool
The Beatles Story
From their humble beginnings to the heady heights of their world fame and beyond, The Beatles Story brings the life, times and music of the Fab Four to life via photos, 4D animation, ‘Living History’ audio guides and more.
The World Museum
The World Museum is a giant smorgasbord of natural and cultural history, past and present. The Planetarium, the Aquarium, the Bug House, Egyptian mummies, meteorites from Mars and a shedload of other wonders will enthral you all day long.
Liverpool and China go way back, which is why there’s a massive dragon-embellished structure guarded by two bronze lions in the city centre. Imperial Arch marks the entrance to Europe’s longest standing Chinatown – the spot for Chinese restaurants and supermarkets.
Ferry ‘cross the Mersey
You’re not allowed to leave Liverpool until you’ve belted out Gerry and The Pacemakers on one of the daily river cruises that traverse the Mersey river. Catch it to travel to and from Albert Dock’s attractions and, if you’re staying at one our Liverpool business hotels, to commute between Pier Head and Seacombe.
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Not one but three different museums live inside the Merseyside Maritime Museum. Learn about the Port of Liverpool’s seafaring prowess through a collection of fascinating objects at the Maritime Museum. Put your detective head on at Seized! Here, you’ll get the lowdown on how to catch smugglers as well as discover some of the best and worst smuggling tactics. The International Slavery Museum takes a sombre looks at slavery past and present.
There’s no shortage of contemporary and classic world-class art to take in at Tate Liverpool. But that’s not all. It hosts a cutting-edge programme of talks, tours, courses and workshops for art enthusiasts big and small. The cafe and shop are worth a visit too.
On two feet
Get the lowdown on alternative Liverpool on a Secret Tour - everything from Banksy murals to underground tunnels. We won’t tell if you don’t.
On two wheels
Fasten your helmet, pop on a luminous vest then tick off all those must-see sites in just ninety minutes with Liverpool Cycle Tours.
On four wheels
It’s a laugh-a-minute (or thereabouts) on one of Liverpool’s legendary Comedy Coach Tours. Let a glass of Buck’s Fizz and a witty comic bring the city’s sites to life.