Free fun-filled activities at the dock

From getting your culture fix to making memories, there are plenty of places to explore at Royal Albert Dock, and better yet, they won’t cost you a penny.

Maritime Museum
Travel back in time and uncover Liverpool’s seafaring past with Maritime Museum. Learn about the city’s role in the Titanic story and travel 300 years to witness the transformation of the dock with the museum’s free displays, Titanic and Liverpool: The Untold Story and On the Waterfront.

Liverpool Mountain
Standing tall in Mermaid Courtyard, this ten metre-high fluorescent sculpture is a hard attraction to miss while at the dock. Inspired by the art of rock balancing, acclaimed Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone’s creation forms part of his Mountain series, with sister works also in Las Vegas and Miami.

Waterfront walk
Take in the sights and sounds of the Liverpool waterfront with Canal and River Trust’s wellbeing walk. Starting at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, make your way along the River Mersey for a 1.3 mile journey, perfect for getting some fresh air or walkies with your four-legged friend.

Tate Liverpool
Admire the works of applauded artists from around the globe with a trip to the dock’s resident art gallery, Tate Liverpool. Enjoy Tate Liverpool Free Collection Displays, including Emily Speed’s Flatland, Democracies and Who’s Tradition? Plus, a future exhibition dedicated to the Turner Prize nominations coming in October.

Snap a selfie
There’s plenty of spots to take a digital memento back home with you. Whether it’s on Hartley Bridge with a panoramic view of the colonnades behind you, or posing next to the mighty Liverpool Mountain, you’ll never forget a day at the dock.

Brush up on your history
A walk around the dock is guaranteed to teach you a fact or two about it’s rich history. Located outside the Maritime Museum, you’ll notice tram tracks embedded in the cobbles that used to transport cargo to and from the dock to a warehouse for storage, as well as an anchor that belonged to the HMS Conway, a Merchant Navy training ship.