The museum opened on 19th July 2011 in a purpose-built landmark building on Liverpool's famous waterfront. Since then it has won a number of awards, including the Council of Europe Museum prize 2013.
The museum reflects the city's global significance through its unique geography, history and culture.
Visitors can explore how the port, its people, their creative and sporting history have shaped the city.
This is the world’s first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city, demonstrating Liverpool’s unique contribution to the world, and what better city could’ve been picked than Liverpool?
The archaeology service is also based at the Museum of Liverpool. There are several strands to National Museums Liverpool's archaeological work and their archaeology department has worked on numerous community archaeology projects across Merseyside and beyond.
This fantastic, free family day 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 sports bike. Don’t miss the 360º immersive films about football and The Beatles!
The museum has an outstanding capacity to get people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities involved and it really does appeal to everyone. The only way you couldn’t like the museum of Liverpool is if you don’t like the city itself.