It may be better known for its thriving independent arts and music scene, but Liverpool’s museums offer is unrivalled up north. Thanks largely to investment stemming from its tenure as European Capital of Culture more than a decade ago, this city brims with world-class galleries and cultural centres that sit naturally alongside their grand, illustrious Victorian predecessors.
So if you’re looking for some cracking things to do before you head to one of the city’s many first-rate restaurants, these excellent Liverpool museums, new and established, are well worth a look-in. From an immersive experience that tells the story of the Fab Four to deep dives into this port city’s maritime history – not forgetting the Tate’s northern outpost, which now pulls in a blinding 600,000 visitors a year – your itinerary’s practically mapped out already.
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