Attractions to explore nearby Open Eye Gallery
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.
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!
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.
An iconic statue of the Fab Four, of the Beatles in their hometown. Donated by the famous Cavern Club, the placement of the statue coincides with the 50 year anniversary of the band's last gig played in Liverpool. The figures are larger than life-size and weigh 1.2 tonnes in total. They were sculpted by Andrew Edwards who also created the All Together Now Christmas Truce WWI statue.
The British Music Experience is a permanent exhibition in the Cunard Building on Liverpool's waterfront. The British Music Experience tells the story of British Music through costumes, instruments, performance and memorabilia. It was a unique experience for visitors and also it tells the story of this area.
The Mersey Ferry is a ferry service operating on the River Mersey in northwest England, between Liverpool to the east and Birkenhead and Wallasey on the Wirral Peninsula to the west. Ferries have been used on this route since at least the 12th century, and continue to be popular for both local people and visitors. The ferries share the workload of cross-river ferrying, charter cruises and the Manchester Ship Canal cruise. The service is operated by Merseytravel, under the “Mersey Ferries” brand.
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.
The Royal Liver Building is a Grade I listed building in Liverpool, England. It is located at the Pier Head and along with the neighboring Cunard Building and Port of Liverpool Building is one of Liverpool's Three Graces, which line the city's waterfront. It is also part of Liverpool's UNESCO-designated World Heritage Maritime Mercantile City.
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.
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.
Lord Street is one of Southport's most celebrated sights. It has been a favourite shopping destination for over a century. with a charming, unique style all of its own. There are many water features, gardens and architectural buildings along the entire street, with a mix of residential, commercial and public buildings.
The Cavern Club nightclub birth place of the Beatles is a nightclub at 10 Mathew Street, in Liverpool, England.The club became closely associated with Merseybeat and regularly played host to the Beatles in their early years. Over the years The Cavern Club has seen its ups and downs but it will always be seen in Liverpool as a holy land, the place that helped turn Liverpool into the music city we know it as today. Have a look over The Cavern Club’s history to see how it has gained its world famou
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.
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.
Built in 1716–17 as a charity school, Bluecoat Chambers in School Lane is the oldest surviving building in central Liverpool, England. Following the Liverpool Blue Coat School's move to another site in 1906, the building was rented from 1907 onwards by the Sandon Studios Society.
Liverpool Cruise Terminal has a reputation as one of the most desirable cruise destinations in Europe, which was placed in the Irish Sea, Liverpool is an efficient, friendly, and convenient UK departure point, rich in maritime heritage and the birthplace of the first passenger cruise line. The city is already one of Europe’s most popular city break destinations. And the increased number of cruise ships stopping here reflects the popularity of this must-visit city.
This is a majestic radio station in Liverpool, England, constructed in 1969, 138 metres (452 ft) tall, and including its 10m antenna, makes it the tallest structure in Liverpool and opened by Queen Elizabeth II. It offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Wirral, North Wales, Lancashire and as far as Snowdonia and Blackpool on clearer days.
Superlambanana is a bright yellow sculpture in Liverpool, England. Weighing almost 8 tonnes and standing at 5.2 metres tall, it is intended to be a cross between a banana and a lamb and was designed by New York City-based Japanese artist Taro Chiezo. It currently stands in Tithebarn Street, outside the LJMU Avril Robarts Library/Learning Resource Centre, having previously been located on Wapping near the Albert Dock.
St George's Hall is on Lime Street in the center of Liverpool, opposite Lime Street railway station. Opened in 1854, it is a Neoclassical building that contains concert halls and law courts, and is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building.
World Museum is a large museum in Liverpool, England which has extensive collections covering archaeology, ethnology and the natural and physical sciences. Special attractions include the Natural History Centre and a planetarium. Entry to the museum is free. The museum is part of National Museums Liverpool.