Best Things To Do & Days Out In Liverpool, Merseyside

Football, music and museums are just some of the cool things to do in Liverpool on a family day out.

Experience the excitement of the famous Cavern Club, where you’ll walk in the footsteps of a certain four talented young lads called The Beatles as you follow their journey from Penny Lane to world stardom.

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Football, music and museums are just some of the cool things to do in Liverpool for a family day out! There's so much to discover and explore, that you'll be busy for hours...or even days! With so many beautiful buildings, fantastic views of the famous landmarks and of course the Albert Docks, there's lots to keep your kiddies occupied. It's also not far from the Lake District, for family walks!

If you're a fan of the Beatles, you've come to the right place... Head to the Liverpool Beatles Museum or experience the excitement of the famous Cavern Club on Mathew Street! You'll walk in the footsteps of the iconic group as you follow their journey from Penny Lane to world stardom.

Keep the music going and head to the Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour to learn about the history of the great sporting club, Liverpool FC on your Liverpool family adventure. 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! Don't forget to spend time at the interactive museum that depicts the team's history!

Visit Britain's only free Planetarium at the World Museum Liverpool where you can try out interactive technologies from across the globe. Before transporting yourself to the secret nerve centre of the battle of the Atlantic during World War II at the War Museum. Delve deep into the rich history of the iconic city, by exploring the largest collection of exhibits in Liverpool. How about learning more about the famous Titanic at the Titanic Museum Liverpool ? Then finish off your historical afternoon with a trip to the Merseyside Maritime Museum on the Albert Dock as you journey through the city's waterfront history.

For those who love intricate artistry, you can witness the finest collections of art in the Lady Lever Art Gallery. Or perhaps visit The Tate Liverpool, which is home to impressive pieces of art with a contemporary, family feel! Little artists can go on to the Walker Art Gallery where they can create a masterpiece of their very own and for an art installation like no other, Crosby Beach is the place to be to see 'Another Place'. You'll find it on a sandy beach!

Don't forget to explore the religious building of Liverpool Cathedral. Did you know it's Britain's largest Catholic Cathedral? This historic building is filled with magnificent medieval architecture and stunning stained glass windows. Then head to Sefton Park to gaze upon the surreal 235-acre park which is a Grade 1 historic park! Bring along a picnic and enjoy a family lunch. You'll also find an adventure playground, a palm house that houses plants from all around the world and even special events are held here!

For amazing views of the city, why not climb John's Beacon , Liverpool's tallest building? You can also indulge in afternoon tea too! How about ascending to the observation deck in Radio City Tower for a pretty panoramic view of the city? Like to stay on the ground level? You could explore Liverpool by water and board the iconic Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise . Enjoy a 50-minute ride through Mersey's history, allowing the maritime history, panoramic views and bracing sea air to wash over you.

Want to check when the next school holiday is so you can plan your family days out? We've got a handy breakdown of the UK school holidays to help. And if you still need more inspiration for fun things to do and family days out in Liverpool - browse and book your attraction tickets here .

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