The 10 Best Things To See and Do in Liverpool

Kelly Bradshaw

Renowned for its generous variety of shopping areas, historic buildings, entertainment venues, and a picturesque beach, Liverpool has been long established as the ideal place to visit in England for a perfect day out. Below is a list of the ten best things to do in this bustling city.

1. The Beatles Story


The Beatles Story, Albert Docks
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The world’s largest permanent exhibition devoted to the lives of the iconic rock-pop band, The Beatles Story provides an award winning experience which offers guests an outstanding insight into the former lives of The Beatles. Taking visitors on a journey to discover how the four talented musicians achieved world wide recognition and fame, The Beatles Story boasts stunning interiors showcasing the distinctive style of The Beatles, and is sure to provide you with an unforgettable experience. Price: budget Opening hours: 9am-6pm Watch out for: The Fab 4D, which uses computer-generated animation to bring The Beatles to life Britannia Vaults, Albert Dock, Liverpool

2. Walker Art Gallery

Art Gallery, School

With intricate paintings, sculpture and decorative art ranging from the 13th century to present day, Walker Art Gallery hosts a variety of exhibitions and displays showcasing incredible works. From artwork created by local schools to drawings by Pablo Picasso and paintings by Dante, this infamous art gallery is the perfect place to visit for a day of culture and celebration of exquisite artworks. Also offering a wide range of activities and sessions for children, Walker Art Gallery creates the perfect day out for families. Price: Free entry Opening hours: 10am-5pm Watch out for: the gallery’s sculpture sketching sessions and art parties for children William Brown Street, Liverpool

3. Museum of Liverpool


Museum of Liverpool
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With its unique geography, history and culture, the Museum of Liverpool gives visitors the opportunity to discover how the port, the people of the city, and their creative and sporting history have contributed towards forming the city. Situated on Liverpool’s famous waterfront, this infamous landmark has won a variety of awards, such as the Council of Europe Museum Prize for 2013. Impressively, the museum was opened by both the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, adding to its high reputation. Price: free entry Opening hours: 10am-5pm Watch out for: the Waterloo Lives display which marks the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo Liverpool Waterfront, Pier Head, Liverpool,

Clue Finders

This distinctive entertainment spot is an exhilarating real life escape game, which is designed for small groups hoping to find a bit of adventure in the heart of Liverpool. Allowing visitors to feel as though they are detectives, the aim is to solve a variety of clues, piece together puzzles and unlock padlocks in order to escape from a room within an hour. Creating the perfect opportunity for live escape and team building, Clue Finders is a quirky place more than worthy of a visit. Price: mid-range Opening hours: Thu-Sun 12pm-9.30pm Watch out for: the sense of team spirit and adventure Unit 12, King Edward Industrial Estate, Gibraltar Row, Liverpool, +44 7716 371682

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