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Destination: Liverpool Tours

Description: A UNESCO world heritge city and home of the Beatles
Region: North West England
Pronounced: liv-er-puul
Time to spend here: 1/2 - 2 days
Big cityBy the seaFamiliesParty people
Liverpool, North West England
LiverpoolCity of Liverpool

Liverpool, once a major port and trading centre for the UK, has restored many of its former architectural treasures as well as introducing some new modern constructions. Liverpool’s waterfront and docks is a Unesco World Heritage site due to the number of listed buildings. It also has one of the best cultural scenes in the country with top class museums and galleries. The nightlife is great and of course we can’t forget that for the Beatles fan, this is the city to be in, and watching a band at the famous Cavern Club or seeing a musical or concert at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre.  ‘Liverpool One’ has excellent shopping and dining.

Local Activities
International Slavery and Maritime Museums
International Slavery and Maritime Museums, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumAt Albert Dock the International Slavery museum explores contemporary and historical aspects of slavery.  The nearby Merseyside Maritime Museum shows Liverpool's central role as a port, including a gallery about tragedies such as the Titanic, ship models and story of the merchant navy.
Walker Art Gallery
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumThe Walker Art Gallery holds one of the finest collections of fine and decorative art in Europe. The Museum of Liverpool is a brand new museum which opened last summer 2011. Inside its big and spectacular building situated on the waterfront you can explore how the port, its people, their creative and sporting history have shaped the city.
World Museum of Liverpool
World Museum of Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumThe World Museum of Liverpool is a large museum which has extensive collections covering archaeology, ethnology and the natural and physical sciences.
The Beatles Story
The Beatles Story Exhibition, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumHome to the world's most famous pop band, The Beatles, it's no suprise that Liverpool houses a wonderful museum which is dedicated to the Fab 4. The museum has a fantastic collection of memorabelia as it guides you through the story of the rise of Liverpool's most famous residents. The Museum is also home to a new 'Elvis and Us' exhibition.
Elvis and Us exhibition
Elvis and Us Exhibition, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumA stunning new exhibition, co-curated by archivists from Elvis Presley's Graceland and The Beatles Story, the exhibit explores the influence of The King of Rock ‘n' Roll on John Lennon and the early Beatles through a series of video interviews shot exclusively for the exhibition. The new exhibition displays a fabulous array of items previously only seen in photographs, films and on stage.
Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumLiverpool has the largest Anglican cathedral in the world, with the highest and heaviest peal of church bells in the world. The Grand Organ is also the largest in the UK.
Anfield Stadium Tour
Anfield Stadium, Liverpool FC
Liverpool FC Match Tickets
Liverpool FC match tickets
Goodison Park Tour
Goodison Park Tour
Everton FC Match Tickets
Everton FC Match Tickets
Anfield stadium is home of Liverpool FC, the most dominant team in Europe during the 1970’s and 80’s. You can take a stadium tour or sample the electric atmosphere of a game itself.  Their great city rivals Everton FC also play in the Premier League, and though not as successful, are just as popular locally, and also offer a stadium tour.
Tate North Museum
Tate Liverpool Museum
TateThe Tate Liverpool situated on the Albert Docks presents displays of work from the Tate collection alongside special exhibitions of modern and contemporary art.
Magical Mystery Tour
Magical Mystery Tour, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumThe Beatles Magical Mystery Tour is a must for all fans of the Fab 4. This 2 hour guided city tour will transport you to the childhood homes, schools and colleges of the Beatles as well as show you some of the places that inspired their hits such as Strawberry Fields and of course Penny Lane. The guided tour ends at the legendary Cavern Club where it all began for the band and here you will hear live music from the resident band. You can even pop back in the evening for free!
Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King (Catholic)
Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumThis modern stunning Cathedral is the largest Catholic Cathedral in England and will simply take your breath away by it's sheer beauty. Totally different in style from the Anglican Cathedral, this round building has a fascinating history and is well worthy of a visit.
Liverpool Sightseeing Bus
Sightseeing Bus, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumA great way to see the city is through the Sightseeing bus. This hop on hop off bus provides a full tour of the city at all the major stops. It also provides a running commentary throughout the tour.
Mersey Ferry
Mersey Ferry, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumThe Mersey Ferry is both practical - taking passengers across the Mersey River to the Wirral on the other side and doubles as a tourist attraction providing a running commentary and taking a short trip up on the river and back so that passengers can see Liverpool's historic water front from the sea as well as land. The ferry stops at the Spaceport Wirral and the U-Boat Story attractions as well.
Spaceport Wirral
Spaceport Wirral, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumSpaceport is a visitor attraction which takes you on an inspirational journey through space, as you walk through several themed galleries, which all feature a large variety of interactive hands-on exhibits and audio visual experiences. It has a Plantearium and a large Wallace and Gromit in space exhibition which is fantastic for fans of all ages!
U-Boat Story
U-boat Story, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumThe U-Boat Story is a fascinating and unique museum which tells the story of life on board a WW2 German U-Boat. It has interative displays and well preserved artefacts as well as the U-534 boat which is divided into 4 sections for visitors to discover what life was like on board the submarine.
What can I see in the area?
The Grand National
Grand National Experience, Aintree, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumThe Grand National is the most important horse race in Britain. The Grand National Experience at Aintree racecourse includes a race simulator and a racecourse tour with a tour of the stables.
Speke Hall
Speke Hall, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumSpeke Hall is a rare Tudor manor house, in a most unusual setting, surrounded by fragrant gardens protected by a collar of woodland.
Formby National Trust beach
Formby Beach
International Slavery MuseumFormby is a stunning stretch of coastline with long sandy beaches and dunes, a pine forest and home to the endangered red squirrel.
Knowsley Safari Park
Knowsley Safari Park, Liverpool
International Slavery MuseumKnowsley Safari Park  has a five mile Safari Drive including the UK's only drive-through Baboon Jungle, Lions, Tigers, Zebras, Elephants, Rhinos, Bison, Ostrich, Camels, Wildebeest and many more.
Multi-attraction Passes Recommended for this destination:
This is a great base for exploring:
Manchester, Chester, Lancashire
Transport options in this area: Many attractions here are widely spread to a sightseeing ticket or tour is a great way to see everything.
Did you know:
The Grand National, the most famous steeplechase in the world, takes place at Aintree every April.
"My love of New York, is something to do with Liverpool. There is the same quality of energy in both cities."

John Lennon, 1971
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