The 16 Best Free Things To Do In Liverpool
- Read a book at the Central Library
Sit down and relax, Central Library in Liverpool is the largest of 22 libraries in the city. The incredible building is also a landmark in itself.
- Take a snap with The Beatles
Liverpool is very Insta-worthy, but for your main profile pic or a snap you will remember find the four boys and join The Beatles!
- Stand in awe of the Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral is Britain’s biggest Cathedral and took 74 years to build. This beautiful and impressive building is well worth the visit to Liverpool alone.
- Go to the beach
When you think of Liverpool you don’t often think of the beach, but Merseyside is brimming with beaches, Crosby Beach, Moreton Beach, and Formby Beach to name just a few.
- Appreciate the architecture at Sefton Park
Sefton Park is peaceful and beautiful in its own right, but Sefton Park Palm House is an incredible structure within the park, with stunning flora in a Victorian dome-shaped building.
- Explore the World at the World Museum
From Ancient Egypt to a tropical fish aquarium, the World Museum is a must-visit for anyone visiting Liverpool. A learning experience for everyone and perfect for a family day out.
- Explore Merseyside Maritime Museum
Situated in the Albert Docks, this museum is one of the many free-entry museums in Liverpool, so dive on in and discover Liverpool’s nautical history.
- Inspire the artist within you at Tate Liverpool
Also located in Albert Docks, Tate Liverpool is part of the family of Tate’s around the country, home to numerous pieces of contemporary artwork, let yourself be inspired.
- Take a stroll on Cosby Beach
The “Another Place” art installation on Cosby Beach is definitely one to see, find the famous statues all facing toward the sea and standing alone.
- Visit a city farm at Rice Lane
City farms are always a great day out for everyone and Rice Lane City Farm is Liverpool’s best-kept secret. Visit the sheep and learn how a farmyard works with mucking out and workshops.
- Find a Superlambanana
Only in Liverpool could you find a bright yellow sculpture that represents both a banana and a lamb. Find this bizarre and very popular artwork along Tithebarn Street.
- Explore the history of the old docks
From the Merseyside Maritime Museum, you can get a free tour of the old docks, built in 1715, buried in 1826, and finally rediscovered in 2001.
- Discover the street art
Liverpool is home to incredible and varied street art see if you can find all the most well-known pieces.
- Attend a festival
Liverpool is known for its culture and atmosphere, and what better way of celebrating that, than a free festival! There are plenty that have free admission so have a look around and pick your favourite.
- Step back in time in the Georgian Quarter
Liverpool is full of history and just wandering around the Georgian Quarter you can feel yourself being transported back in time.
- Visit the Chinese Quarter
Did you know that the paifang (the Chinese gateway) is the largest, multiple-span arch of its kind outside of China? An absolute must-see before discovering the Chinese foods, gifts, and stores of China Town.
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