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Birkenhead Priory

Priory St, Birkenhead CH41 5JH, UK

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About Birkenhead Priory

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.



Attractions near Birkenhead Priory

U-boat Story0.63km from Birkenhead Priory

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.

Wirral Transport Museum & Heritage Tramway0.91km from Birkenhead Priory

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 Story1.71km from Birkenhead Priory

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.

Tate Liverpool1.71km from Birkenhead Priory

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.

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool1.72km from Birkenhead Priory

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.

Merseyside Maritime Museum1.82km from Birkenhead Priory

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.

Where is Birkenhead Priory

Discover more attractions in Merseyside, where Birkenhead Priory is located

Merseyside66 attractions

Merseyside is a metropolitan and ceremonial county in North West England. Visit the home of British glass at the World of Glass museum in St Helens, a fascinating town also known for its rugby league heritage. See wild animals up close and personal at Knowsley Safari Park, take in Anthony Gormley’s unique art installation on Crosby Beach and visit Formby Point to see one of England’s last strongholds for red squirrels – go see before they disappear for good.