The best museums to visit in Liverpool

If you are thinking about moving to Liverpool, you might wonder what different places you can visit. There are endless things to do in this city. So, you might not know where to start when finding something you like. That’s why we have created this Liverpool Museum guide. The following are the top museums in Liverpool, England, as of 2022. 

Museum of Liverpool

The Museum of Liverpool is in a contemporary building with a wide glass window that recounts the narrative of Liverpool and its people, reflecting the city’s global importance. Visitors to the museum can learn about how the port, its people, and its creative and sports heritage influenced Liverpool. The Museum of Liverpool, which divides into four galleries, focuses on four primary themes: The Great Port, Global City, People’s Republic, and Wondrous Place.

The Liverpool FC Story

Visitors to The Liverpool FC Story can learn about the club’s 120-year history and view numerous artefacts and papers that link to it. The museum houses The Steven Gerrard Collection, a personal collection of football memorabilia, all five European Trophies with many other awards won by Liverpool FC. Visitors can also tour the Halls of Fame and visit areas dedicated to former and present stars.

Merseyside Maritime Museum

The Merseyside Maritime Museum is a museum showcasing Liverpool’s maritime history as a global gateway. The historic Albert Dock brings the city’s naval legacy to life. The museum’s holdings include artefacts related to the city’s social and commercial history. Such as ship models, marine artworks, posters from the golden age of liners, and even full-sized boats. 

World Museum

The World Museum is the largest and oldest of the National Museums Liverpool, formed in 1851 when the 13th Earl of Derby left the city his extensive natural history collection. Discover treasures from around the world, explore outer space, and interact with real animals. The World Museum’s collections primarily focus on archaeology, ethnology, and the natural and physical sciences.

Walker Art Gallery

The Walker Art Gallery holds one of England’s most extensive art collections. Its collections range from the 13th century to the current day and include paintings, sculptures, and decorative art. The gallery houses work by Giambattista Pittoni, Rembrandt, Poussin, Degas, Tudor portraits, and a superb collection of Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite art from 1300–1550. The Walker Art Gallery also exhibits contemporary art, including works by David Hockney, Lucian Freud, and Bridget Riley.

If you’re searching for a superb tourist destination in the UK, these Liverpool museums are a must-see. This dynamic city has something for everyone, with amazing activities and historical sites.

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