Attractions in Liverpool: the 2008 European Capital of Culture

The Beatles aren't the only thing to discover in Liverpool. Here are a few more attractions Travel Agent thinks are worthwhile when visiting this U.K. destination.

St George's Hall
Where:
Lime Street, Liverpool
Phone
: 0151-233-2008
Why You Should Check it out:
For those who are impressed by architecture or history buffs, the building was completed in 1854 and has statues, chandeliers and inscriptions. Those in regular attendance where Charles Dickens.
When You Can Visit:
Tuesday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm.

World Museum Liverpool
Where:
William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EN
Phone:
0151 478 4399
Fun for the Entire:

This is a fun option for the whole family. Attractions include the Bug House, where visitors encounter giant model insects; the World Cultures gallery; the Aquarium, which houses the popular Living Laboratory, where kids can conduct their own investigations; a display of Egyptian mummies; and Britain's only free Planetarium.

Cains Brewery
Phone and Website:
0151 709 8734; www.cains.co.uk
Fun for Ma and Pa: A visit to the brewery comes complete with two complimentary pints of their award-winning ale, a light buffet as well as insight into Merseyside's brewing heritage.
When You Can Visit:
Tours take place Monday - Friday and begin at 6.30pm; Saturday & Sundays at 1.00PM.

Atkinson Art Gallery
Phone
: 0151 934 2110
Background Info:

The gallery was founded in 1878 by William Atkinson and houses an extensive and varied collection.

Acorn Venture Farm
Phone and Website:
0151 548 1524; acornfarm.co.uk
Farming 101:

Visitors can find out how to milk a goat, groom a rabbit or hold a guinea pig.

Suggested Articles

Home to this year's FIFA Women's World Cup Final, Lyon, France, is a gastronomic delight with real cultural clout. Here's what you need to know.

A number of new flights in Europe and more 737 Max cancellations lead this week’s air travel news. Here's what you need to know.

Taking a family vacation this summer? Here are some trip ideas, as well as tips for making the most of your vacation.