Famous Museums in Liverpool

The museums in Liverpool give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Liverpool with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Liverpool. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Liverpool.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Liverpool.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Liverpool:

  1. Albert Dock

    4.7 (1595 Votes)
    Albert Dock

    Museum, Food And Drinks, Market

    If you are looking for one place that incorporates the essence of Liverpool then head to Albert Dock! From museums and shops to restaurants and bars, Albert Dock has it all. The rare urban melange is perhaps just as perfect as its location- the serene water amidst all the buzz is sure to keep you entertained for hours. Highlights include: The Beatles Story International Slavery Museum Merseysi...Read more
  2. The Beatles Story


    Liverpool is synonym with The Beatles and what better way to get close and personal with the epic band than by visiting The Beatles Story- a museum solely dedicated to the magic the 4 Beatles created! Take a walk along the exhibits or take an audio tour to enjoy the museum even more. The museum depicts the journey of the band right form their humble start to their grand moments. Highlights incl...Read more
  3. Merseyside Maritime Museum

    4.6 (1155 Votes)
    Merseyside Maritime Museum


    A museum built on the role of Liverpool in Trans-Atlantic Slave trade, the Merseyside Maritime Museum is perhaps one of the most heart-touching museums in the country. The exhibits all showcase the city’s rich sailing story with plenty of articles to read and interactive exhibits perfect for children. Highlights include: Slave trade exhibits Titanic Exhibit of Battle of Atlantic This mu...Read more
  4. William Brown Library

    4.7 (440 Votes)
    William Brown Library

    Library, Museum

    Suffering during the Second World War, the building which accommodates both the World Museum as well the Liverpool Central Library, the refurbished book-heaven opened its doors after the 1941 blitz firebombs to offer a world of reading like never before! The ethereal building itself makes for a good impression and the interiors of the Library only adds to the charm. The café and the smal...Read more
  5. World Museum

    4.6 (322 Votes)
    World Museum

    Museum, Entertainment

    The World Museum is the learning hotspot of the city for tourists and locals alike. Be it science, technology, history, art, astronomy, the World Museum covers it all. Beside the free entry, the plus point of the place is the in-house gift shop and cafe appreciated by the enthusiastic kids who you will find running around the place. The museum is spread across 5 floors and is accommodated in a ...Read more
  6. Pier Head

    Museum, Waterfront, View Point, Pier

    Pier head is the city center of Liverpool and is home to the Three Graces- Royal Liver building, Cunard Building and Port of Liverpool Building. Located on the waterfront, the Pier Head is one of the places in the city you can take a peaceful evening stroll at. Highlights include: Museum of Liverpool is located here. Canal Link with narrow boats passing through them. The famous Mersey Ferry o...Read more
  7. International Slavery Museum


    Learn about the historical and contemporary legacy and struggle of slaves all over the world. Learn about how humanity suffered when West and West Central Africans were sailed trans-Atlantic to become slaves for the Europeans. Their struggles, beliefs, reform- everything is explained in this museum through displays, pictures and articles which truly are a necessity for a better future. Don&rsqu...Read more
  8. Victoria Gallery & Museum

    Museum, Food And Drinks, Cafe, Architecture

    A museum that beats all the traditional boring museums around the world, the Victoria Gallery Museum is known for its fun and interesting exhibits which truly captivate the young and old alike! Highlights include: Ornithological paintings by John Audubon Particle Physics Exhibition Interactive games around Physics Classic architecture The museum accommodates a Cafe while the red building...Read more
  9. Tate Liverpool

    4.3 (67 Votes)
    Tate Liverpool

    Art Gallery, Museum

    This gallery is four floors and has a wide variety of art from the 20th century. There is also touring exhibitions from the mother ship on London’s Bankside. However, the gallery feels sparse but it is nice to go to wander the floors of art that is there
  10. Museum Of Liverpool

    4.6 (1214 Votes)
    Museum Of Liverpool

    Museum, History Museum

    Know all about Liverpool’s ethnic, cultural, musical and sport history at the Museum of Liverpool. The displays are precise, self explanatory and perfect for learning about the city, especially if you are travelling with children. Highlights include: Archaeological displays Transport history of the city King’s Regiment Community and cultural history A walk through the museum gets ...Read more
  11. Sudley House

    4.5 (24 Votes)
    Sudley House

    Art Gallery, Museum

    Built in the early 19th century for Nicholas Robinson who was the Mayor of Liverpool then, the house later became the place of residence of George Holt in the early 1880s. Today the house is a museum for George Holt’s amazing collection of paintings along with the whole house as a museum for the famous Victorian merchant himself! Highlights include: Art work made by Joshua Reynolds, Edwi...Read more