Liverpool Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing

(Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK)

Liverpool Tourist AttractionsThe cultural capital of Merseyside, Liverpool has many tempting tourist attractions and is well known for its music scene and nightlife. Guided bus and walking tours of Liverpool are a good way for tourists to find out more about the most appealing attractions, with the Slavery History Trail being surprisingly compelling.

One absolute must for any fans of the Merseyside beat is the Magical Mystery Tour, where tourists climb aboard a brightly coloured bus at the Albert Dock and discover the story of the Beatles, passing many of the Liverpool attractions that still have strong connections with John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. And after a day spent sightseeing in the city, why not round off your day with a Chinese meal in the oriental district of Chinatown.

Guided Bus Tours

Address: Tourist Information Centre, Queen Square, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1RG, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 709 8111
Open-top hop on / off Liverpool guided bus tours operate on a daily basis at regular intervals in the city centre. These bus tours provide an easy way of sightseeing and with daily hop on / off tickets, they are also a very useful way to travel around, since you can leave the bus for a wander, and then get back on the next bus when you are ready.

Liverpool Tourist Attractions

Walking Tours

Address: Tourist Information Centre, Queen Square, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1RG, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 709 8111
Walking tours are one of the best ways to get a real insight into the city's fascinating Merseyside history and heritage. Operated by experienced tour guides, many of whom are true Liverpudlians, the walking tours depart from the Liverpool Tourist Information Centre every Sunday afternoon and last around one and a half hours.
Open hours: Sunday - 14:00 to 15:30
Admission: charge, discounts available for children and seniors

Coach Tours

Address: Tourist Information Centre, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AE, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 708 8854
Liverpool Coach Tours operate regular guided coach tours of the area, taking in many of the city's most noteworthy buildings and top sights.
Open hours: daily - 12:30 to 14:00
Admission: charge, discounts available for children and families

Slavery History Trail

Address: Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AQ, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 478 4499
The Slavery History Trail is one of the most interesting walking trails in the city and takes in many of the most important, historic sights. Starting from the Maritime Museum, which is located on the Albert Dock, the Slavery History Trail lasts around two hours.
Open hours: Saturday and Sunday - 11:00 to 13:00
Admission: charge, discounts available for children

Liverpool Tourist Attractions

Beatles Magical Mystery Tour

Address: Mersey Tourism, Cunard Buildings, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 1ET, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 237 3925
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour is an enjoyable way to tour Liverpool city, home of the world-famous Beatles, and take in many Beatles-related sights.

These include many actual locations that were the inspiration for a number of the Beatles hits, such as both Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields.
Open hours: daily - 12:00 to 14:30
Admission: charge

Liverpool Tourist Attractions


Address: Nelson Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 2OH, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 708 8833
Chinatown is situated in central Liverpool and is home to one of the largest Chinese communities in Merseyside. Featuring an imposing archway, with spectacular attention to detail, other attractions at Chinatown include many superb authenic Cantonese restaurants.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours
Chinese art and bustling community
Admission: free

Cains Brewery

Address: Stanhope Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L8 5XJ, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 709 8734
Dating back more than 150 years, the Cains Brewery is a historic brewery in the Toxteth area of the city. Highlights at Cains Brewery include regular guided tours and a public house.
Open hours: Monday to Thursday - 18:30 to 22:30, over 18s only
Admission: charge

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Liverpool Central Library

Address: William Brown Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 8EW, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 238 5858
Situated in the city centre, attractions at the Central Library include an enormous number of books and important historic Merseyside documents. Other attractions include access to the Internet and basic tourist information.
Open hours: Monday to Thursday - 09:00 to 19:30, Friday - 09:00 to 17:00, Saturday - 10:00 to 17:00, Sunday - 12:00 to 16:00
Admission: free


Liverpool is home to a number of excellent theatres that regularly host theatrical productions, dramas, comedies, concerts, operas, workshops and exhibitions. Popular theatres include:

Bluecoat Centre

Address: School Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 3BX, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 709 5297
The Bluecoat Centre has recently been converted into a popular arts centre, featuring a large gallery area, bookshop, seasonal events and café area.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 10:30 to 17:30
Admission: free

Blundellsands Beach

Address: Blundellsands Road, Crosby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L23 6SB, England
Tel: +44 (0)1704 533133
Blundellsands Beach, in the Waterloo area of the city, is a quiet and peaceful area close to the marina. Attractions at Blundellsands Beach include a promenade, which is always a popular place for walking, sand dunes and scenic views.
Open hours: daily - from dusk to dawn
Admission: free

Goodison Park Stadium

Address: Goodison Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L4 4EP, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 330 2300
Guided tours of Goodison Park Stadium, in the Walton area of the city, are available each day and provide an excellent way to learn the history of Goodison Park Stadium, home of the famous Everton Football Club. It is advisable to book tours in advance.
Open hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday - 11:00 to 14:00
Admission: charge, discounts available for children

Beatles Story Experience

Address: Britannia Vaults, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AD, England
Tel: +44 (0)151 709 1963
Housed in the impressive Britannia Pavilion, located within lively Albert Dock area, the Beatles Story Experience is full of fascinating Beatles memorabilia and artefacts. Expect to hear many of their biggest hits as you explore the exhibits.
Open hours: daily
Admission: charge, discounts available for children and families