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

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Liverpool

From football to The Beatles, the list of cool and unique things to do in Liverpool will make any family day out special! 

Introduce your little ones to classic British music and experience the excitement of the famous Cavern Club, or take tour of The Beatles Story and walk in the footsteps of the Iconic Four. 

Keep the music going and head to the Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour to learn about the history of your favorite football club. Walk out through the tunnel into the ground and hear the anthem playing in your ear as you imagine yourself getting ready for the game of your life. Your little Reds fans will remember this moment forever. 

One of the top family attractions in Liverpool is Mattel Play! - featuring over 13,000 sq. ft of themed play areas, it’s home to Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam and Thomas The Tank Engine. Sounds epic, doesn’t it?

The best view of a city is often from the water, so save time to board the iconic Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise and enjoy a 50-minute ride through the Mersey’s history, allowing the history, views and bracing sea air to wash over you.

If you feel like reconnecting with nature, away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, spend a day amongst adorable farm animals at Acorn Farm or Croxteth Hall and County Park.

For more Liverpool days out inspiration, check out what Kirstie, one of  our trusted explorers, has listed as her favourite things to do in Liverpool with kids.

 

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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...

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...

St. George's Hall

St. George's Hall

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Landmarks

Discover first-hand the wealth and glamour of 19th century Liverpool with a visit to the stunning St. George's Hall. Imagine what Victorians were lik...

Exhibits at Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool

Walker Art Gallery

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The esteemed Walker Art Gallery is known for it's Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite art and Tudor Portraits, but it's also surprisingly child friendly, wi...

Liverpool City Centre on Curious About Liverpool trail

Curious About Liverpool

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Liverpool gives a different glimpse into what makes Liverpool what it is today: the events, people and places that have shaped it. Resi...

Girl touching skull at World Museum Liverpool

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  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

There's no better place to explore the wonders of the natural world than World Museum Liverpool, where you can see everything from live colonies of i...

St John Beacon Viewing Gallery in Liverpool

St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

St Johns Beacon Viewing Gallery, also known as Radio City Tower, is a radio and observation tower that is the second tallest free standing building i...

Bluecoat

Bluecoat

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Discover the best of contemporary art at Bluecoat - the oldest centre for contemporary arts in the UK. See works by modern artists and craftsmen, and...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Liverpool ONE

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Find your new favourite film or revisit a few family classics with a trip to the flicks. Just don’t forget to grab a big bucket of popcorn at ODEON L...

Outside view of Victoria Gallery and Museum in Liverpool

Victoria Gallery and Museum

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Victoria Gallery and Museum is a family friendly day out offering 'I Spy' trails around the building and interactive exhibits. Dress up as a Vict...

VR HERE

VR HERE

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Escape and explore the unknown with VR Here: a room-scale virtual reality experience. Realities range from stepping into the solar system or facing o...

Inside of Western Approaches HQ

Western Approaches HQ

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Western Approaches HQ (previously  The Liverpool War Museum) is a restoration of the WWII Command Centre that operated throughout the Battle of the A...

Family in Queensway Tunnel Tour in Liverpool

Queensway Tunnel Tour

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

Queensway Tunnel Tour is a fascinating insight under the surface of George's Dock, which welcomes families with kids over 10 years old who are confid...

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!...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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