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Lady Lever Art Gallery

Lady Lever Art Gallery

0.13km from Port Sunlight Museum

The Lady Lever Art Gallery The gallery was founded by William Hesketh Lever and is dedicated to the memory of his wife Elizabeth and it houses one of the UK’s finest collections of fine and decorative art. One of the iconic attractions in this area and The collection is strong in British 19th-century painting and sculpture, spilling over to include late 18th-century and early 20th works.

Birkenhead Priory

Birkenhead Priory

3.96km from Port Sunlight Museum

Birkenhead Priory is the oldest standing building on Merseyside founded in 1150. The remains of the priory are recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building and it is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

The Otterspool Promenade

The Otterspool Promenade

4.35km from Port Sunlight Museum

Otterspool Promenade is a stunning riverside walk and accompanying area of parkland in South Liverpool. With beautiful views across the River Mersey, the promenade is an ideal place to go for a stroll, walk the dog, cycle or kite flying. The promenade adjoins the former private parkland estates of Cressington Park, Fulwood Park and Grassendale Park. It is notable for the excellent views it gives of shipping in the Mersey and over the river to the Wirral.

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

4.36km from Port Sunlight Museum

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum stands at the core of the Wirral Museums Service, offering fourteen gallery spaces that regularly host changing exhibitions of national and local significance. It also houses one of the best art collections in the North West of England in its beautifully proportioned galleries. The gallery also hosts regular exhibitions that can include work by nationally and internationally renowned artists. There are regular musical concerts and the gallery is also a venue for

Princes Park Labyrinth

Princes Park Labyrinth

4.51km from Port Sunlight Museum

Prince's Park in Toxteth, Liverpool, England, is a 45 ha municipal park, 2 mi south east of Liverpool city centre. In 2009, its status was upgraded to a Grade II* Historic Park by English Heritage. With its serpentine lake and a circular carriage drive, the park set a style which was to be widely emulated in Victorian urban development, most notably by Paxton himself on a larger scale at Birkenhead Park. Princes Park also influenced its near neighbour, Sefton Park.

U-boat Story

U-boat Story

4.53km from Port Sunlight Museum

View the amazing life on board a real German U-boat at this award-winning attraction, U-534, one of only four U-boats left in the world. Through the exhibition's interactive and audio-visual exhibits you will gain a unique insight into life on board the submarine during wartime, and learn more about the history of U-534 through the well preserved artefacts. You will see into the cross-sectioned submarine and discover its amazing story through a highly interactive and exciting exhibition.

Sefton Park

Sefton Park

4.68km from Port Sunlight Museum

This magnificent 200-acre Park looks like a natural landscape rather than a man-made park. It was the best known and most loved by locals. Classified as a Grade One listed park by English Heritage. It features are a boating lake, replica statues of Eros and Peter Pan and a café, curved paths and driveways and so more. It is a Green Flag and Green Heritage awarded site with beautiful features and monuments.

Wirral Transport Museum & Heritage Tramway

Wirral Transport Museum & Heritage Tramway

4.83km from Port Sunlight Museum

Wirral Transport Museum is a museum situated approximately 0.5 miles (800 m) from the Mersey Ferry service at Woodside, Birkenhead, England. Admission into the museum is free with a broad selection of vintage and classic vehicles, including trams, buses, cars, motorcycles, mopeds, bikes, and a fire engine. It also includes views of ongoing projects in the museum's workshops, a 26 feet long model railway layout.

The Beatles Story

The Beatles Story

4.97km from Port Sunlight Museum

The Beatles Story is the world's largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to telling the story of The Beatles’ rise to fame. It is the leading Beatles’ attraction taking visitors on a unique immersive journey through the lives, times, culture, and music of the world’s greatest band. The museum was also recognized as one of the best tourist attractions of the United Kingdom in 2015.

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

4.97km from Port Sunlight Museum

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool being one of the prime locations to visit during a visit to Liverpool, visitors can take advantage of the impressive retail and leisure offering at the Dock, world class museums and attractions and some of the city’s finest independents. As a result, it was the first non-combustible warehouse system in the world.

Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral

5.02km from Port Sunlight Museum

Liverpool Cathedral is Britain's biggest Cathedral and the 5th largest in Europe. The cathedral is free to enter, however, the tower and audio tour is highly recommended. It is a world-class visitor attraction with a full program of events from Cream Classics music sets to large gala dinners and conferences. The cathedral is based on a design by Giles Gilbert Scott and was constructed between 1904 and 1978. The total external length of the building, including the Lady Chapel.

Sefton Park Palm House

Sefton Park Palm House

5.11km from Port Sunlight Museum

The Sefton Park Palm House is a Grade ll* listed building, the jewel of Sefton Park, and an iconic Victorian Glasshouse. you’ll be surrounded by over 20 different varieties of Palms, 32 Orchid Plants, and one of the oldest horticultural collections in Britain. The plants inside are from 5 different continents. The glasshouse is also popular with lovebirds, with over 60 weddings taking place each year.

Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool

5.11km from Port Sunlight Museum

The Tate Liverpool is an art museum, part of the Tate network, housed in a former warehouse located in the Albert Dock historical site on Liverpool's waterfront. It was created to display work from the Tate Collection which comprises the national collection of British art from the year 1500 to the present day, and international modern art. The gallery also has a programme of temporary exhibitions.

International Slavery Museum

International Slavery Museum

5.17km from Port Sunlight Museum

The International Slavery Museum is located within Liverpool's Albert Dock, inside the Merseyside Maritime Museum building. The museum which forms part of the Merseyside Maritime Museum, consists of three main galleries which focus on the lives of people in West Africa, their eventual enslavement, and their continued fight for freedom. Additionally the museum discusses slavery in the modern day as well as topics on racism and discrimination.

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Merseyside Maritime Museum

5.18km from Port Sunlight Museum

Merseyside Maritime Museum was the first public building to open at Albert Dock 30 years ago in 1986, heralding the renaissance of Liverpool’s iconic waterfront. The museum's collections reflect the international importance of Liverpool as a gateway to the world, including its role in the transatlantic slave trade and emigration, the merchant navy and the RMS Titanic. The building also houses the Maritime Archives and Library open to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Birkenhead Park

Birkenhead Park

5.32km from Port Sunlight Museum

Birkenhead Park is one of Britain's foremost historic parks, and indeed, is a pioneer in the development of public parks across the world. The park was designated a conservation area in 1977 and declared a Grade I listed landscape by English Heritage in 1995. The park influenced the design of Central Park in New York and Sefton Park in Liverpool.

Museum of Liverpool

Museum of Liverpool

5.35km from Port Sunlight Museum

The Museum of Liverpool is the world’s first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city and the largest newly-built national museum in Britain for more than a century. In 2018, it marked 10 years on Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage Site waterfront and 10 years of representing Liverpool’s unique and interesting history.

FACT Liverpool

FACT Liverpool

5.44km from Port Sunlight Museum

FACT Liverpool is the UK's leading organization for the support and exhibition of art, film and new media. Home to two galleries, a cinema, café and bar. FACT supports produces and presents visual art that includes creative media and digital technology.

Open Eye Gallery

Open Eye Gallery

5.44km from Port Sunlight Museum

Open Eye Gallery is the only gallery dedicated to photography and related media in the North West of England. It is housed in a purpose-built building on the waterfront at Mann Island, its fourth location. It comprises an exhibition space on one floor and an archive space on another and has large-scale graphic art installations on its external facade.

Port of Liverpool Building

Port of Liverpool Building

5.5km from Port Sunlight Museum

The Port of Liverpool Building is a Grade II listed building located at Liverpool’s Pier Head. It is one of the city’s Three Graces, along with the Cunard Building and Royal Liver Building who together form such a distinctive part of the city’s identity. The building is described by the World Heritage Liverpool website as, " a monumental structure in the Edwardian Baroque style with pediments and tall lantern towers!

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Port Sunlight Museum

Port Sunlight Museum

23 King George's Dr, Bebington, Wirral CH62 5DX, UK

A beautiful and majestic museum was located in the heart of the model village in Wirral. It tells the story of ‘soap king’ William Hesketh Lever, his great vision for the village and the lives of the people who lived and worked in Port Sunlight. It has displays from the vintage soap packaging to Ringo Starr’s first performance with the Beatles in the village in 1962. Through film shows, interactives, models, and an array of intriguing artifacts you can discover the tale of this inspirational vil