- One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves. Machiavelli Niccolo
Visit Merseyside Maritime Museum Liverpool
Liverpool was one of the World’s greatest seaports for over two hundred years and is now Britain’s largest west coast port. The museum looks at this history of shipping, which shipping companies existed and how and when ships were built.
One gallery looks at Liverpool’s most famous ships the Titanic, Lusitania and Empress of Ireland. All three ships sank and within three years of each other between 1912 and 1915.
For energetic kids under eight there is a play area called Sea Urchins. Here they can dress up as pirates, mermaids, sailors or lobsters and there are lots of free activities on offer with a maritime theme.
There are various temporary exhibitions and events, please check the website or call for more information