The Albert Dock
The magnificent Albert Dock Liverpool is one of Britain’s top heritage attractions. Situated in an enviable location on the banks of the River Mersey, the attraction is also part of the city’s prestigious UNESCO World Heritage site.
Designed by Jesse Hartley, it opened in 1846 and remained a fully working dock until closing in 1972. It later underwent a huge restoration programme and was reopened as a visitor attraction in 1988 by HRH Prince Charles. It remains the UK’s largest group of Grade I listed buildings.
As well as Mattel® Play! Liverpool, Albert Dock is home to award winning visitor attractions including the Beatles Story, International Slavery Museum, Merseyside Maritime Museum and Tate Liverpool. There is a vast choice of stylish family friendly cafés, bars and restaurants, as well as two on-site hotels: Holiday Inn Express and Premier Inn.
The vibrant heart of Liverpool's historic waterfront, the Albert Dock is the place to play, see, eat, drink and stay. Blending old and new, the Albert Dock is contemporary yet cultured, fun and friendly.
From culture and comedy to Beatles, boats, galleries and gigs, it's the place for food, fun and family.