What to do in Liverpool
Apart from coming to the Conference, there are many reasons to visit the city of Liverpool. The hotels, restaurants, bars, museums, galleries, parks, and beaches are ready and waiting. We picked just a few highlights which you can visit during your stay on the Merseyside.
From the sea to the stars, a visit to World Museum reveals millions of years of the Earth’s history through thousands of exhibits and hands-on activities. The museum will remain free but you will have to book a ticket for a timed slot to visit. Visit the Liverpool Museums website for more information on when tickets will become available.
British Music Experience
The British Music Experience tells the story of British Music through costumes, instruments, performance and memorabilia. Whatever age you are, and whatever you are into, there is something here for you.
See outfits worn by artists from Freddie Mercury and Dusty Springfield, to the Spice Girls, Adam Ant and X Factor finalists and musical instruments played by some of the world’s most renowned artists from Noel Gallagher to the Sex Pistols.
Located in the heart of the Albert Dock, it’s the ideal location to explore and uncover the development of the world famous port. Boats, paintings, ship models, ship wrecked objects, uniforms and more.
Maritime Museum brings Liverpool’s nautical history to life. Discover the city’s pivotal role as the gateway to the new world.
See the best views of the Liverpool Waterfront on the world famous Mersey Ferry with the 50-minute River Explorer Cruise. Guided by expert commentary throughout the cruise you can sit back, relax and take in the captivating views of the waterfront.
Tate Liverpool Free
Since its opening at the spectacular Grade I listed Albert Dock in 1988, Tate Liverpool has become one of the most visited art galleries outside of London. Its close proximity to the city centre by foot and the sheer amount of special exhibitions it hosts every year make it a must-see stop on your visit to Liverpool.
The Beatles story
Located in the Fab Four’s hometown of Liverpool on the stunning Royal Albert Dock, The Beatles Story is Liverpool’s leading Beatles’ attraction taking visitors on a unique immersive journey through the lives, times, culture and music of the world’s greatest band.
Find out more about Liverpool’s famous sons by joining The Beatles on their journey; first conquering Liverpool, and then the world, through recreations of key locations from the band’s career including The Casbah Club, The Cavern Club, and Abbey Road Studios.
Liverpool Anglican Cathedral is Britain’s biggest Cathedral and the 5th largest in Europe. The cathedral is free to enter. The Cathedral is a world-class visitor attraction with a full programme of events from Cream Classics music sets to large gala dinners and conferences.
The Cathedral also offers a choice of two dining venues. The Mezzanine Cafe inside the Cathedral and the Welsford that even serves a traditional Roast Dinner on a Sunday.
The Royal Albert Dock
With the iconic Royal Albert Dock Liverpool being one of the prime locations to visit during a visit to Liverpool, visitors can take advantage of the impressive retail and leisure offering at the Dock, world class museums and attractions and some of the city’s finest independents.
Royal Liver building 360
For the first time in its 100+ year history, Liverpool’s world famous Royal Liver Building has unlocked its doors to the public with the launch of Royal Liver Building 360, a brand new, must-see visitor experience and fully guided tower tour.
Offering public tours of the Grade I-listed building for the very first time, as well as a world class audio visual experience inside the historic clocktower and panoramic 360° views across Liverpool from the 15th floor viewing platform, this is a true ‘bucket list’ experience.
The Cavern Club
Lastly, The Cavern Club. The legendary cellar that has seen seven incredible decades of music; from The Beatles first performance on 9th February 1961 to the Arctic Monkeys pre-breakthrough gig in October 2005, the Cavern Club remains the beating heart of Liverpool’s iconic music scene.