Welcome to the Throstles Nest Liverpool

Among the finest galleries and collections are those housed in the National Museums Liverpool. These include the Walker, the national gallery of the north, recently refurbished to the acclaim of international critics, and the Museum of Liverpool Life, tracing the growth of the city and its people.

Also on the world-famous waterfront are the Merseyside Maritime Museum and Tate Liverpool, set in the stunningly refurbished Albert Dock complex. These beautifully restored dockside warehouses are now home to a dazzling collection of bars, cafes, restaurants, shops and other unique visitor attractions including The Beatles Story museum. Below are just a few of the places of interest around Liverpool:

Tate Liverpool
Tate Liverpool is one of the largest galleries of modern and contemporary art outside London and is housed in beautiful converted warehouse in the historic Albert Dock. Part of a family of galleries that include Tate Britain and Tate Modern in London and Tate St Ives in Cornwall, Tate Liverpool is the home of the National Collection of Modern Art in the North.

Merseyside Maritime Museum
Telling the story of Liverpool's seafaring heritage and the merchant navy. Merseyside Maritime Museum is in a former bonded warehouse, part of the historic Albert Dock on the banks of the River Mersey. The museum, opened in 1980, tells the story of one of the world's greatest ports and the people who used it.

Liverpool Football Club
The L F C Museum & Tour Centre celebrates all things Liverpool, past & present. Bright new displays tell the whole story of England's most successful football club, including a re-creation of the standing Kop, and a cinema showing 10 minute films about the glory years.

Aintree Racecourse & Visitor Centre
Aintree racecourse is now enjoying its most successful period in modern times. While many courses rely on subsidies, the Aintree management is very much commercially minded and on non-racedays the new Queen Mother stand, opened by Her Majesty in 1991, hosts wedding receptions, conferences and exhibitions.

The Cavern Club
Welcome to "The Most Famous Club in the World" Here you can find out everything you need to know about The Cavern Club - past and present. From its early days as a jazz club in the cellar of a fruit warehouse, to the full live music programme of today.

The Yellow Duckmarine
The historic City of Liverpool, with its Waterfront built around the most famous docklands in the world, is steeped in maritime tradition. You have to see it all, and the only way is to ride TheYellowDuckmarine! The fun begins the second you board your DUCK - an authentic World War II landing vehicle - at the Albert Dock, where else?

Metropolitan RC Cathedral
The Roman Catholic Cathedral designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd with impressive interior lantern tower of multi-coloured glass was opened in 1967 The stained glass was designed by John Piper and Patrick Reyntiens. There is no charge for admission but a contribution to the upkeep of the building would be appreciated.

The Three Graces
For nearly a century the Three Graces - The Royal Liver Building, The Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building - have defined one of the world’s most recognised skylines. These majestic buildings were conceived and constructed as visible symbols of Liverpool’s international prestige, proud emblems of its commercial prowess.

Matthew Street Gallery
Specialising in the art of John Lennon, the gallery has more than 50 limited edition prints on display and for sale. The gallery has John Lennon drawings and beatles photography also the artwork of Klaus Voorman and photography of Astrid Kirchherr.

St Georges Hall
St George's Hall, Liverpool, the finest neo-classical building in Europe and one of the most important buildings in the World! Completed in 1854, St George's Hall represents the prosperity in Liverpool in the 19th century. Built as law courts and as a venue for music festivals, the Hall stands at the heart of the City - both geographically and emotionally.