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Unlimited Play!

8th October 2019

We no longer operate specific time slots and your ticket to Mattel Play! Liverpool now includes unlimited play, so you can stay and enjoy the attraction for as little or as long as you like.  Our Read More

New Party Packages!

20th August 2018

Take all the stress out of planning your little one’s birthday or celebration. Priced at £12.95 per child (off peak) and £13.95 per child (peak times) our party packages have everything you need to make their Read More

Travel and Car Parking

4th January 2018

The ACC Liverpool waterfront car park is currently closed to the public, so we suggest that customers use the Albert Dock family car park - signed as "Car Park B" – the barriered car park Read More

Amazing Blogger Reviews!

1st November 2017

Take a look at these great blogger reviews of Mattel Play! Liverpool from Adventures in Websterland and Times2Style. ‘There are several things that stood out for me about Mattel Play! that were particularly impressive. Firstly the Read More

Amazing customer reviews!

17th August 2017

Based on the popular TV series that kids know and love – Thomas & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Fireman Sam™, the Mattel Play! Liverpool family entertainment centre at the Albert Dock continues to receive Read More

Fireman Sam™ joins 50 year celebrations

17th August 2017

It was all hands to the pumps last week as Fireman Sam™ joined in the celebrations to mark 50 years of Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service’s Training & Development Academy. The Fire & Rescue Service held Read More

Gift Vouchers

22nd May 2017

Buying tickets as a Birthday gift or Christmas present? Or just haven’t decided when to visit? Then our online gift vouchers are just the ticket as you can buy now and decide on a specific Read More

The Fat Controller is Right on Time!

13th March 2017

The Fat Controller is now welcoming guests to Sodor and would like to invite you to join the really useful crew. Your little engineers can come along and join him and the other really useful engines Read More

Daily character appearances!

19th July 2016

As part of your Mattel Play! experience, you and your little one can enjoy interactive character appearances from Bob the Builder or Fireman Sam between 10am and 4pm every single day.  These appearances give you the Read More

Amazing customer reviews!

23rd March 2016

We've received some amazing customer reviews from promiment Mummy bloggers since opening! To read the full reviews please take a look at our blog or check out the snapshots and links below: ‘I was really impressed with just how Read More

TV Presenters open Mattel Play!

23rd March 2016

Mattel Play! Liverpool, which is the first family attraction of its kind in Europe, has opened its doors. Children’s TV presenters Jen and Olivia from Channel Five’s Milkshake! were on hand to cut the ribbon at Read More

Characters arrive in their new home!

15th March 2016

Bob the Builderᵀᴹ and Fireman Samᵀᴹ have finally arrived in Liverpool. The iconic Characters, including those from the world of Thomas & Friendsᵀᴹ have been getting used to their new surroundings in preparation for the opening Read More

Interactive world of Mattel Play! Liverpool revealed.

19th February 2016

The interactive world of Mattel Play! Liverpool is being revealed following the release of the latest designs of the multi-zoned attraction. It’s just weeks until the family entertainment centre, the first of its kind in Europe, Read More

New £1.5m family entertainment centre comes to Liverpool.

7th December 2015

Mattel Play! Liverpool is the first branded attraction of its kind in Europe and will feature Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder and Fireman Sam. The Grand Hall at the Albert Dock is the venue for Read More

City Mayor welcomes Mattel Play! Liverpool

4th December 2015

The Mayor of Liverpool is welcoming the £1.5m investment by Heritage Great Britain PLC to bring Europe’s first Mattel® branded family entertainment centre to the city. The success of the city’s visitor economy and Heritage Great Read More