Thanks largely to investment stemming from its tenure as European Capital of Culture more than a decade ago, Liverpool brims with world-class museums. Sure, it may be better known for its thriving independent music and nightlife scenes, but when it comes to top-tier galleries and cultural centres, this city is properly unrivalled (in the north of England, at least).
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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