20 Best Things To Do In Birkenhead Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Birkenhead

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 758 fun things to do in Birkenhead for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 544 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Birkenhead day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Birkenhead with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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A family looking around a corner at an Escape Hunt room

Escape Hunt Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Time for a family escape! Gather your puzzle-solving team and try to beat the clock at one of the family-friendly escape rooms at Escape Hunt Liverpo...

Kids on Murder Mystery Treasure Tail

The Liverpool Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

A crack team of scouse sleuths have been on the case of murder most foul, but with no suspects in sight, they can’t just ‘Let it be’! Will you help t...

Mersey Ferry Explorer Cruise

Mersey Ferry Explorer Cruise

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

All aboard the Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise! Enjoy a 50 minute cruise, take in the iconic views of Liverpool's waterfront and learn all about L...

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Vue Birkenhead

  • Birkenhead
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Settle down into your seat, and let the film do all the rest of the work. Jump into movie magic at Vue Birkenhead, where you’ll find all your favouri...

People swimming at Europa Pools in Birkenhead

Europa Pools Leisure Centre

  • Birkenhead
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Getting children to the pool for swimming lessons can feel like a drag, however Europa Pools has equipped you with everything you need to turn your c...

Boy in fire engine at Mattel Play! Liverpool

Mattel Play! Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Kids can meet their heroes at Mattel Play! Liverpool. That includes Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam and everyone’s favourite tank engine, Thomas. Over 1...

Kids playing with boxes at Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Channel your inner artist at the Tate Liverpool, it doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned art geek or just want a unique day out with regular changing...

Exhibition of railway collections at Museum of Liverpool

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  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Liverpool reflects the city's global significance through its unique geography, history and culture. Explore how the port, its people, thei...

Albert Dock Liverpool

Albert Dock Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Opened in 1846 by HRH Prince Albert, Albert Dock is one of Liverpool’s most iconic landmarks. It’s a beautiful location for a leisurely family walk w...

Famous picture at The Beatles at Beatles Story in Liverpool

The Beatles Story

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

As John Lennon and the Beatles are now featured in the National Curriculum, The Beatles Story provides the ideal educational day out! Embark on a diz...

Outside view of Merseyside Maritime Museum in Liverpool

Merseyside Maritime Museum

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

A visit to theMerseyside Maritime Museum is fun on a variety of levels, so whether you have small ones who want to stare at the big things and run on...

City Explorer Liverpool passing the Museum of Liverpool

City Explorer Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Want to see the best of Liverpool? Just hop on the City Explorer bus tour and visit the top sights in the city the easy way. The tour covers 14 stops...

Merseyside Maritime Museum on huntfun Liverpool trail

Huntfun Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Make walking around town fun again! Gather the kids, pack up your sense for adventure and follow a trail to solve the riddle of the huntfun treasure...

The Echo Wheel of Liverpool at night

The Echo Wheel of Liverpool5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Visit the exciting Echo Wheel of Liver-cool for stunning panoramic views of the city's most famous landmarks including fascinating commentary to keep...

Family on inflatable course at Adventure Dock Co. in Liverpool

Adventure Dock Co.

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Looking to get wet and wild? Check out Liverpool’s bounciest outdoor water park - The Adventure Dock Co! Put your wetsuits on and get ready to face a...

Magical Mystery Tour bus in Liverpool

Magical Mystery Tour

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Step aboard the colourful Magical Mystery Tour bus for a fun and fascinating 2 hour tour of Beatles Liverpool. You'll see all the places associated w...

View from Liverpool City Walks

Liverpool City Walks

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Liverpool City Walks give you a chance to hear about the fascinating history of this city and its culture and also how it has changed over time. Ther...

Exhibit at International Slavery Museum in Liverpool

International Slavery Museum

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

International Slavery Museum is an accessible and informative collection of displays aimed at older children and adults, spread over 3 main galleries...

Indoor soft play frame at Play Planet Wallasey

Play Planet Wallasey

  • Wallasey
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Play Planet is an invaluable little soft play facility based inside the Seacombe Ferry Terminal and ideal for stretching little legs before or af...

Outside of the building of the British Music Experience

British Music Experience

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Are your kids mini music stars in the making? Then head over to the British Music Experience in Liverpool for a rocking day out for all the family!...

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