Albert Dock, Liverpool

4.5 out of 5 stars 62 Reviews

Been here? Rate It!

hide
  • Dock (3)
    Dock (3)
    by gordonilla
  • Dock (4)
    Dock (4)
    by gordonilla
  • Dock (1)
    Dock (1)
    by gordonilla
  • sandysmith's Profile Photo

    Piermaster's house

    by sandysmith Updated May 6, 2003

    3.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    On the dock complex the old Piermaster's house can be visited free too. Gives a real insight into the houses and furnishings of that period. When we visited it was around Christmas time and it looked so festive and traditional inside decorated with garlands around the fireplaces.

    Piermaster House

    Was this review helpful?

  • M.E.R.V's Profile Photo

    Albert Dock...very famous!

    by M.E.R.V Updated Apr 2, 2003

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    If you ever miss this while your visiting Liverpool you should be shot! There are many major tourist sites are here like the Beatles Museum, Maritime Museum, Tate Gallery and National Museum. So it becomes an all in one thing, you know wot I mean?

    Was this review helpful?

  • sticki's Profile Photo

    Albert Dock

    by sticki Written Dec 18, 2002

    The Tate, The Maritime Museum, and the Liverpool Life Museum are all there, all free. The Beatles Story is also down there. A little pricey for what it is, but hey, you're in Liverpool, you have to do the Beatles thing. Lots of touristy shops, but a few nicer stores and cafes, too. And it's just nice to walk along the Mersey. Though very windy.

    Was this review helpful?

  • sandysmith's Profile Photo

    Lusitania Propeller

    by sandysmith Written Dec 8, 2002

    3.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    Part of the external exhibition of the maritime museum is a propeller from the ill-fated merchant ship Lusitania. Much controversy surrounds her cargo and sinking. It is suggested the the British deliberately sent her into danger to provok great outrage in the United States which helped create the climate of public opinion that would later allow America to join the war.

    The Lusitania carried a healthy complement of American passengers when she departed New York for Liverpool on May 1, 1915. As the Lusitania neared the end of her crossing, a German U-boat sank three British ships in the waters south of Ireland through which she was about to sail and on May 7, 1915, the Lusitania was too slow in noticing both the periscope and the torpedo of a German submarine to escape her fate. She was just 10 miles from the southern coast of ireland.

    The German government apologized for the incident, but claimed its U-boat only fired one torpedo and a second explosion was a result of a secret cargo of heavy munitions on the ship. If this true, Britain was guilty of breaking the rules of warfare by using a civilian ship to carry ammunition. British authorities rejected this charge and claimed that the second explosion was caused by coal dust igniting in the ship's almost empty bunkers.

    Lusitania propeller

    Was this review helpful?

  • orlikins's Profile Photo

    Albert Dock

    by orlikins Updated Nov 26, 2002

    2.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    It's got loads of things there - you could easily spend a day there exploring all around it. Apart from shops, bars and restaurants, there is also the Beatles Musuem, Tate Art Gallery, designated Pier walks, Liverpool Life Musuem and Mersey ferries

    An English morning TV programme (This Morning with Richard & Judy) used to have their weatherman standing on the British Isles as you can see in the photo, he would go to various parts of the floating island and give the weather report for that part of the country. Sometimes if he had to hop between Ireland & Britian, accidents did happen and he would fall into the water! :-)

    Albert Dock, Liverpool

    Was this review helpful?

  • worm_star's Profile Photo

    Albert Dock & The Beatles...

    by worm_star Written Sep 8, 2002

    Albert Dock & The Beatles Magical Experience
    Albert Dock is extremely calm and beautiful.. Best place to sit and just chill out.

    The Beatles Magical Experience is wonderful, absolutely magical! It feels as if i was there back in those days with all the background music and settings... Really one great experience!!

    Was this review helpful?

  • Bluereptile's Profile Photo

    Albert Dock

    by Bluereptile Written Aug 25, 2002

    1.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    Contains interesting attractions such as; Merseyside Maritime Museum, Museum of Liverpool Life and Beatles Story and a floating England shaped platform which Fred used to predict and present the Uk weather.

    Was this review helpful?

  • sandysmith's Profile Photo

    Albert Docks

    by sandysmith Updated Aug 24, 2002

    1.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    Visit the Albert Docks - great for curiosity shops and the beatle story museum. From this end of the docks there's a great view through this arch of the famous liver buildings too. A famous april fools joke was that the liver birds would have to be removed from these buildings due to lower flight paths and that Anfield and Goodison park (Liverpool and Everton football grounds) would each be given a liver bird from the buildings!

    Liverpool

    Was this review helpful?

  • You must see the refurbished...

    by ashford Updated Aug 24, 2002

    0.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    You must see the refurbished Albert Dock which has The Beatles Story, great shops and restaurants and a magnificent Maritime Museum Also go and have a look at the splendid Roman Catholic Cathedral in Mount Pleasant-it is a striking building.
    So much to see and do.

    Was this review helpful?

  • FM1721's Profile Photo

    Impressive Albert Docks

    by FM1721 Updated Jul 28, 2010

    3 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    The Albert Docks in Liverpool are impressive - a Must View! Also because they're housing Tate Liverpool.
    http://www.fm1721.com/pictures/uk/liverpool/

    http://www.fm1721.com/pictures/uk/liverpool/
    Related to:
    • Trains
    • Arts and Culture

    Was this review helpful?

  • Top ten free and paid things to do in Liverpool

    by Riyon Written Dec 14, 2009

    http://www.apartments-liverpool.co.uk/guide-to-liverpool/ is a great family review of all there is to do in Liverpool and surrounding areas.

    Related to:
    • Museum Visits
    • Theater Travel
    • Theme Park Trips

    Was this review helpful?

  • Chris_elliott57's Profile Photo

    Site seeing

    by Chris_elliott57 Written Jun 1, 2008

    Albert Dock is a pretty cool place to go. Lots of cool building to see and some great and classy bars and restaurants.

    Was this review helpful?

  • Touristy But Worth Seeing

    by olyrunner Written Sep 28, 2005

    It's a bit touristy down at the docks, but it's an area worth checking out. Lots of shops and buildings and a great riverfront walkway (wear some comfortable shoes).

    Shops And Restaurants Line The Albert Dock Waterfront View From The Albert Dock

    Was this review helpful?

  • Bigs's Profile Photo

    A stroll at night

    by Bigs Written Jan 7, 2005

    3 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    I higly recommend a stroll along Albert Dock and Liver buildings in the dark. The reflections in the water and the lightened buildings give it a special flair.

    The Office Building

    Was this review helpful?

  • Bigs's Profile Photo

    Take a stroll along the river

    by Bigs Written Jan 4, 2005

    3 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    On a sunny (and windy freezing) day it's always nice to take a stroll along the river, if you have one. And this is just not any river, it's the Mersey.

    Riverside walk

    Was this review helpful?

Instant Answers: Liverpool

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

35 travelers online now

Comments

Hotels Near Albert Dock
3.5 out of 5 stars
1 Review
0.7 miles away
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.0 out of 5 stars
1.4 miles away
Show Prices

View all Liverpool hotels