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One magnificent weekend with National Museums Liverpool

22 May 2015 by Andrew

Visitors enjoy the view of the Pier Head from the Museum of Liverpool

Enjoy One Magnificent View from the People’s Republic

Celebrate the arrival of the Three Cunard Queens this bank holiday at our waterfront venues, Merseyside Maritime Museum and the Museum of Liverpool

One of the greatest maritime tragedies is commemorated in the exhibition Lusitania: life, loss, legacy, and you can explore the glamour of travel in the Sail Away exhibition, both at the Maritime Museum. Whilst there, find out more about Cunard’s Liverpool connections in our free events. Over at the Museum of Liverpool, don’t miss the opportunity to have One Magnificent View of the Amazing Graces show at our exclusive event – book your tickets now!

Over at the Maritime Museum, the Maritime Dining Room on the top floor and Quayside café at Merseyside Maritime Museum are staying open later than normal, from 10am to 10pm on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 May. So if you’re peckish or in need of something more substantial, we’ve something to fill even the most rumbling of tummies!  Book a table at Maritime Dining Room on 0151 478 4056, where you can enjoy dazzling views of the waterfront over brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner
On Saturday 23 May the Waterfront café at the Museum of Liverpool is open from 10am to 11pm, and 9am to 11pm on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 May, check out the menu here.

For something more al fresco, drop by and enjoy a hog roast, halloumi kebabs and drinks, which are available at the Waterfront terrace marquee situated by the Dazzle Ship from Saturday 23 to Tuesday 26 May, 10am-7pm.

If you want to take home a souvenir of the weekend, you can browse for some quirky Three Queens gifts in our museum shops – or beat the crowds and buy online!

The waterfront will be very busy on Monday 25 May when all three ships are in the Mersey. Please allow plenty of extra travelling time to get here and check the Merseytravel website for the latest public transport information.

Please also note that only the ground floor of the Museum of Liverpool will be open on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 May. Due to the pressure of numbers expected at the waterfront on these two days, we have had to limit access to the Museum for safety reasons.

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