Liverpool, United Kingdom - 6 April 2019; Anchor outside the Merseyside Maritime Museum. Albert Docks; Shutterstock ID 1373597933; your: Bridget Brown; gl: 65050; netsuite: Online Editorial; full: POI Image Update


Merseyside Maritime Museum


The story of one of the world's great ports is the theme of this excellent museum and, believe us, it's a graphic and compelling page-turner. One of the many great exhibits is Emigration to a New World (in the basement), which tells the story of nine million emigrants and their efforts to get to North America and Australia; the walk-through model of a typical ship shows just how tough conditions on board really were.

Summer 2018 saw the opening of a new archive section with extensive information on Liverpool's maritime past. You can also book a spot on the guided tours of the old docks.

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