One of Liverpool’s most aesthetically stunning attractions, Albert Dock should be right at the top of any visitor’s list. Not only is the Dock a World Heritage Site waterfront, it also houses the largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in the country. A number of Liverpool’s most popular attractions can be found here…
This award-winning attraction tells the story of four lads from Liverpool who went on to form one of the successful bands in the world. From their small beginnings through to the height of their careers, as well as their solo careers and John and George’s deaths, this is the most comprehensive Beatles exhibition you’ll visit.
One of Albert Docks’ many attractions, Tate Liverpool is a British and international contemporary and modern art gallery. Past exhibitions have included Jackson Pollock: Behind the Spots, Transmitting Andy Warhol and Mondrian and his studios, as well as part of the Liverpool Biennale. With a regularly changing exhibitions reel, you’ll be sure to find something of interest here.
Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4BB, England, UK, +44 151 702 7400
Everybody loves a good museum, and Liverpool’s World Museum is one of the best in the country! This attraction specialises in sciences and human cultures, with a planetarium, aquarium and various space exhibitions on rotation. Furthermore, it’s completely free to enter.
William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EN, England, UK, +44 151 478 4393
One of the most loved attractions in the city; Mersey Ferries offer various ferry trips around the North West. While you can simply hop the 50-minute sightseeing trip along the River Mersey, other routes include canal trips to Salford Quays down famous stretches of waterside.
Pier Head, Georges Pierhead, Liverpool L3 1DP, England, UK, +44 151 236 7676
Another must-visit for any Beatles fanatic is The Cavern Club on Mathew Street. Though the Club isn’t the original Cavern, it’s still an incredibly popular tourist attraction and is home to a wealth of memorabilia. Bands also play here on a daily basis.
10 Mathew St, Liverpool L2 6RE, England, UK, +44 151 236 9091
For what is simply the best panoramic view of Liverpool, you’ll want to head to the Radio City Tower’s viewing platform. At 400 feet above the city, 360-degree views can serve you as far as Wales and the Cumbrian Hills on clearer days.
St Johns Beacon, 1 Houghton St, Liverpool L1 1RL, England, UK, +44 151 472 0967
The final Albert Dock attraction on our must-visit list, the International Slavery Museum is a one-of-a-kind tourism experience. The only museum of its kind, visitors can explore all aspects of historical and contemporary slavery in a venue which has welcomed 4 million visitors since opening in 2007.
Here you’ll be able to stand in the exact same spots where Paul McCartney and John Lennon wrote some of the Beatles’ biggest hits, in two National Trust attractions which have been kept as they would have been in the 1950s and 60s.