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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Liverpool

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Liverpool in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 69 Liverpool museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

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...

World Museum Liverpool5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • 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...

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...

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...

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...

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!...

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

  • 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...



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Museum of Liverpool5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • 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...

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...

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...

Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Sports Stadiums

Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart! Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour is a must for any Reds fan, and a great way to learn all about you...

Port Sunlight Museum

  • Wirral
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The new Port Sunlight Museum has exhibits for all types of visitor, including a reconstruction parlour room, state-of-the-art audio-visuals and inter...

National Waterways Museum

  • Ellesmere Port
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

With its stunning location on the banks of the Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal, extensive in-door displays, boat trips and historic buildings, t...

Catalyst Science Discovery Centre

  • Widnes
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Catalyst is an interactive science centre whose aim is to make science exciting and accessible to people of all ages and abilities. At weekends and d...

Greenfield Valley Heritage Park

  • Holywell
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Open the door to history at the Greenfield Valley Heritage Park. Enter the industrial revolution museum and learn all about the lives of those who li...

Norton Priory Museum and Gardens

  • Runcorn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Norton Priory Museum and Gardens is a brilliant place to explore and enjoy as a family. Get up close with nature in the Walled Garden, with quizzes a...

DangerPoint

  • Talacre
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

How about a family day out with a difference! Visit DangerPoin - Talacre’s interactive visitor centre, and teach your kids about safety through inter...

Dewa Roman Experience

  • Chester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Dewa Roman Experience is located at the heart of the site of a legionary fortress that was discovered by archaeologists in 1991, with the excavations...

Grosvenor Museum

  • Chester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Grosvenor Museum covers a diverse selection of topics from habitats to transport, portraits to vicious Vikings. You can explore how these different s...

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