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National Museums Liverpool

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National Museums Liverpool

National Museums Liverpool, previously known as National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, comprises several museums and art galleries in and around Liverpool, England. All museums and galleries in this group have free admission. The museum is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and an exempt charity under English law.


National Museums Liverpool's origins go back to 1851 and the founding of what is now World Museum. It was established as a national museums group in 1986 and changed its name to National Museums Liverpool in 2003. currently comprises eight different venues, one of which is outside Liverpool itself — the Lady Lever Art Gallery, located in Wirral.

It holds in trust multi-disciplinary collections of worldwide origin made up of more than one million objects and works of art. The organisation holds courses, lectures, activities and events and provides educational workshops and activities for school children, young people and adults. Its venues are open to the public seven days a week 361 days a year and all exhibitions are free. National Museums Liverpool has charitable status and is England’s only national museums group based entirely outside London.

Other Liverpool Museums and Art Galleries

  • 20 Forthlin Road
  • 59 Rodney Street
  • 251 Menlove Avenue
  • The Beatles Story
  • Bluecoat Chambers
  • Croxteth Hall
  • Foundation for Art and Creative Technology
  • The Oratory
  • Speke Hall
  • St. George's Hall
  • Tate Liverpool
  • Victoria Building
  • Western Approaches - Liverpool War Museum
  • William Brown Library and Museum
  • Williamson Tunnels
  • Proposed Museums

  • RAF Speke Museum
  • ROC Post Speke
  • References

    National Museums Liverpool Wikipedia

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