This fascinating trail begins its journey from the Merseyside Maritime Museum at Albert Dock. Visitors are shown around the most historically important sites connected to the contemptible slave trade in the city. Lasting for two hours, the tour covers places such as the Roscoe Memorial Gardens, a beautiful spot named after the fervent abolitionist William Roscoe, the renowned Rodney Street and Exchange Flags with their imposing statues and architecture. See website for online booking and complete tour particulars.
- Nearest Train: Liverpool James Street
- Venue Description:
Occupying a prime spot adjacent to the Pump House at the Albert Dock, the Merseyside Maritime Museum provides an informative and educational guide to Liverpool's seafaring history. A diverse collection of all things maritime are on display, including wax figures along with interactive exhibits and stunning audiovisuals. Find out what life at sea is like; be it on a slave ship from 1500 to the modern vessels of present day. On the third floor, the original shipbuilder's models of the Titanic and the Lusitania provide an insight into the luxurious conditions on board, prior to their tragic ends. A cafe and restaurant are also available on site.