Top Historical Places in Liverpool

Are you looking to explore the history of Liverpool through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Liverpool including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Liverpool. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Liverpool ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Liverpool, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Liverpool for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Liverpool with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Liverpool Cathedral

    Religious Site, View Point, Architecture , Cathedral

    Opened in 1978, the Liverpool Cathedral is known for its fabulous architecture and the sheer grandeur of the place! The serene walk inside, the climb up the tower and the grand view that goes with it all make up for a pleasant time in Liverpool. Highlights include: The view from the tower. Cathedral shop Cathedral cafe A perfect way to spend an hour or so while in Liverpool.
  2. Mendips- John Lennons Home

    4.7 (254 Votes)
    Mendips- John Lennons Home

    Historical Site

    John Lennon is still remembered in the city of Liverpool and the fans of The Beatles never get enough of any of the music legends. This 1930’s property is perhaps the most intimate a fan can get with John Lennon. The ‘Imagine’ singer stayed here form the age of 5 till he was 22 years old with his Aunt and Uncle. The home now is open for viewers to share the same space as his p...Read more
  3. Port Of Liverpool Building

    4.5 (310 Votes)
    Port Of Liverpool Building

    Architecture , Heritage Building

    Built between 1904 and 1907, the Port of Liverpool Building is one of the ‘Three Grace’ at pier head. The building is known for its intricate architecture on the exterior as well as the interior. Originally built as a Dock Office, the role of the building has since changed to residential premises as well as accommodating offices in Liverpool. Take a walk along the magnificent buildi...Read more
  4. Speke Hall

    4.7 (51 Votes)
    Speke Hall

    Garden, Historical Site, Hall

    Located close to the banks of river Mersey, The Speke Hall is perhaps one of the most interesting Tudor manor houses in the city! The house has stood strong through 400 years of history, being originally built by the Norris family to impress individuals far and wide with their beautiful home. Highlights include: Grand Hall Well maintained garden Today the place is a relief away form all the u...Read more
  5. Croxteth Hall & Country Park

    Garden, Park, Historical Site, Architecture

    Built in the 1500s, the present Croxteth House is perhaps only a fraction of what was an original estate of the Molyneux family- the Earls of Sefton. Inhabited by the last of the heirs till 1972, the place now remains open for public and is a famous attraction in Liverpool. The elegant architecture, the fabulous gardens and just the general feel of the place are sure to make you believe you hav...Read more
  6. 59 Rodney Street

    Historical Site, Streets

    The home and studio of E. Chambre Hardman- the famous photographer, 59 Rodney Street is one of the most famous National Trust attractions other than John Lennon’s and Paul McCartney’s House. See the dark room where the photographer developed his photos or simply see how he lived his life surrounded by images. The place exudes his essence and passion of photography. A must if yo...Read more
  7. Church Of Our Lady And St. Nicholas

    Church, Religious Site, Memorial, Tower

    A charming church at the heart of Liverpool, The Church of our lady and St Nicholas is known to be a place of worship since 1257! The beautiful building with its classic-styled tower invites you to the more rustic yet spiritual interiors with a hanging cross at the alter. The church also has a memorial dedicated to all the people who lost lives at the sea and many love the golden ship on top of...Read more
  8. Crosby Beach

    4.5 (143 Votes)
    Crosby Beach

    Beach, View Point, Statue

    Crosby Beach is one of the beaches around the world which is visited for something more than just the ‘Sun and Sand’ experience. Known for its ‘Another Place’ art by Antony Gormley, the beach has 100 cast-iron, life-like statues which embrace a stretch of around 3 kilometers of the beach. The idea of the art work is to depict Man’s relationship with nature as the t...Read more
  9. U-Boat Story

    4.3 (17 Votes)
    U-Boat Story

    Educational Site, Historical Site, Exhibition

    Built for World War II in 1942, the U-Boat is one of the 4 German World War II submarines that are well preserved around the world! The U-Boat was used mainly for training and never sank any other ships or boats even though a Royal Air Force Bomber was responsible for sinking this U Boat in 1945. Today the Submarine U534 is displayed at Woodside, Merseyside with two out of 5 sections put togeth...Read more
  10. Paul McCartney's Childhood Home

    Memorial, Heritage Building

    Paul McCartney is an English singer and songwriter. He is famous as a singer and bass-guitarist for the rock band The Beatles. McCartney family moved into this house in 1955 and this has become the home where Paul wrote his first tunes. Only guided tours are available if you want to have a look inside. And the only way to book these tours is through National Trust. It has restored the house to...Read more
  11. Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

    Religious Site, Tourist Center, Architecture , Cathedral

    One of the most unique architectural Cathedrals in the country, the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral was built in 1962 even though plans to construct the church were made in in 1852, 1933 and 1952! Designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd, it took 5 years for the Cathedral’s construction and since many faults were found in its construction for which the architect was sued. Today the church is a ...Read more
  12. Liverpool Empire Theatre

    Historical Site, Performance, Theatre, Tourist Center

    The Liverpool Empire Theatre is the performance center of the city. Opened in 1925, the building itself is known for its classical architecture and offers platforms to the some of the most talented theater individuals in and around the city. Catch a show here of the trending performance or simply take a walk around the theatre to unfold yet another of Liverpool’s creative history!
  13. Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre

    Heritage Building

    Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre will give you a deep insight into the fascinating tunnels which were created by Joseph Williamson in the 19th century. The guided tour of the tunnels will tell you about the life of Liverpool’s most eccentric characters. Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre is run by volunteers who have done a marvellous job in putting up the exhibitions and making the gui...Read more
  14. Royal Liver Building

    Historical Site, Tourist Center, Heritage Building

    Opened in 1911 to accommodate the Royal Liver Assurance group which provided help to people who lost an earning relative, the building itself is a famous attraction in Liverpool. One of the few buildings built during the time reinforced concrete was used for construction, this was the tallest building in Europe till 1932. Highlights include: Mythical Liver Birds on top of each tower of the bui...Read more