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Explore the interactive exhibits that make the Merseyside Maritime Museum one of the most popular attractions in the city. Dedicated exhibition spaces tell the story of the Titanic and the story that unfolded following the ship’s departure from the United Kingdom. See rare video footage and photographs of passengers on the docks. The Merseyside Maritime Museum is a museum based in the city of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It forms part of the National Museums in Liverpool and an Anchor Point of ERIH, The European Route of Industrial Heritage. Opened in 1980 and expanded in 1986, the museum occupies warehouse block D at the Albert Dock, along with the Piermaster’s House, Canning Half Tide Dock, and Canning Graving Docks.

Learn about the role that the British Navy played during World War II, and why Liverpool was chosen as the major naval facility during that time. In the basement of the building the fascinating seized. The Border and Customs Uncovered gallery displays the amazing collection of items seized from smugglers at the Liverpool port. Children will love the Cargo-a-go-go game, an educational freight handling game where boxes are balanced on a ship. Follow the children’s trails that traverse the museum to reach a number of other child-friendly activities, including the Sea Urchins play area.

At Merseyside Maritime Museum you can explore the history of the great port of Liverpool, with four floors of galleries: Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered; the Emigration gallery; Liverpool: World Gateway; the Titanic, Lusitania, and Empress of Ireland gallery; the Battle of the Atlantic; the Art and the Sea Gallery; and the temporary exhibition space. The museum also includes the 2010 Michelin Guide-listed Maritime Dining Rooms, The site also includes award-winning dining rooms, along with a gift shop, cafe, and lecture theater.

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