Liverpool's Top Attractions for school trips

liverpools top attractions for school trips

Top Attractions in Liverpool for school trips                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Request a Quotation

From famous Landmarks, Museums to Experiences, Liverpool has much to offer your students, whether your planning an educational school trip or a curriculum focused History, Geography, Art or cross-curricular tour.

  • Landmarks & Points of Interest

Albert Dock

Liverpool ONE

Royal Liver Building

Palm House - Sefton Park

Sefton Park

Speke Hall - Liverpool

Lime Street Station

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

  • Museums

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Take a visit to the Merseyside Maritime Museum & explore the history of Liverpool's Port. Highlights include maritime paintings, ship models & colourful posters from the golden age of liners and there is also some full sized vessels. The Museum houses the International Slavery Museum as well as the Border Force's national museum: Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered is situated in the basement of the museum.

Museum of Liverpool

The Museum of Liverpool is dedicated to the history of a regional city, revealing Liverpool’s unique participation to the world including the Beatles & Football.

World Museum

Situated over five floors, there is plenty to discover at the World Museum: the aquarium and the Treasure House Theatre; the natural world in the Natural History Centre and Bug House; the human world in the World Cultures gallery and Weston Discovery Centre; the earth with dinosaurs and animals from around the world; and space and time through scientific instruments and the Planetarium.

The Beatles Story

The Beatles Story is a unique visitor attraction that sends you on an exciting journey into the life, times, culture and music of the Beatles.

Western Approaches Museum

The Western Approaches Museum situated in the center of Liverpool was the underground command center for the Navy, Air Force and Marines tracking convoy shipping & Atlantic enemy submarine during the 2nd World War.

British Music Experience

The British Music Experience is the national museum dedicated to the history of the most popular music in the UK. With revolutionary effects and famous memorabilia shows how pop, rock, dance & other types of music  were formed and have impacted on the last seventy years of British culture.

  • Experiences


Spaceport, an education attraction, with direct links to the science/astronomy curriculum, for students aged 11-14 (Key Stage 3). For Key Stage 1 & 2 The Solar System is covered. As part of the visit to Spaceport, students can become virtual space explorers in the 360 degree Space Dome Show, where the latest show Astronaut is now showing. Your students will learn how an astronaut is trained and the dangers they face in space. 

U Boat Story

U-boat story provides students of all ages access to a fascinating story of living history, enhancing your students understanding & knowledge of a host of topics including World War II history and the Battle of the Atlantic. Can be used to enrich other areas of the curriculum from Maths, Science, Design and Technology.

Anfield Stadium Tour

A trip to Anfield Stadium, home of Liverpool Football Club, is an interesting and educational experience for students of all ages.

Mersey Ferry trips

Mersey Ferry trips offer fun and interactive learning for students with informative commentary on board too full of historic facts and stories offering your students a fascinating yet informal way to learn more about Liverpool, the river Mersey and the Wirral.

  • Art Venues

Tate Liverpool

Tate holds the national collection of British art from 1500 to the present day and international modern and contemporary art.Tate welcomes school groups where there are free Learning resources or gallery talks can be booked in advance.

The Walker Gallery

The Walker Art Gallery provides a wide range of activities, sessions and resources for student groups. Learning sessions normally link to the national curriculum through the displays & collections. Topics include the Tudors, Greek myths,portraits and landscapes, as well as independent study and sketching.

  • Religious Sites

Liverpool Cathedral

Finished in 1978, Liverpool Cathedral is the largest Anglican cathedral in Europe. Engage students with a visit to the cathedral to experience the unique atmosphere or book a themed tour, workshop or trail.

Metropolitan Church

The Cathedral has a compelling history that dates back over a century and a half. On a visit Teachers may wish to prepare a short reflection and lead their pupils in an act of worship or witness a regular service taking place.

Princes Road Synagogue

Built in 1874, Princes Road synagogue is situated at Toxteth, Liverpool & is home to Liverpool's Old Hebrew Congregation. Pre-booked tours can be arranged for visits Monday-Thursday.


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