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Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village

Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village

Overview

Author: Visit Wirral
 

Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village, 'Wirral Independent Business of the Year' 2017, 'Wirral Attraction of the Year' 2016 & 2015 and 'Small Visitor Attraction of the Year' at the 2015 and 2014 Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards, is a unique and beautiful 19th century garden village created solely for the Sunlight Soap factory workers.
Step inside Port Sunlight Museum and meet the village's creator, 'Soap King' William Hesketh Lever. Discover his vision for the village and its residents.

Find out about the architects who designed the houses, principal buildings and landscapes. Experience what it was like to live and work here during the village's heyday. Within the museum you will get an insight into different characters who lived and worked in the village during its early years.
  
For those wanting to explore the village, the museum offers a variety of tour options. Choose from a multimedia tour, guided village tour led by a Port Sunlight guide or a self-guided walking trail taking you on a circular route starting and ending at the museum. The museum is filled with a mix of special exhibitions, evolving displays, interactive touch screens and film footage from past into present day; in addition to a recently restored Edwardian restored worker’s cottage.
 
Refreshments are available from a contemporary tea room located above the museum, open daily, the tea room caters for individuals and small groups (large groups must pre-book) serving a delicious selection of freshly prepared sandwiches, light lunches, award-winning cakes.

Offering a full yearly programme of events, Port Sunlight Museum is a great day out for couples, families and groups.

 

Contact Details

23 King George's Drive
Port Sunlight
Wirral
CH62 5DX

Tel: 0151 644 6466

Fax: 0151 645 8973

Opening Times

Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00*
Tuesday10:0017:00*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
Sunday10:0017:00*

* Port Sunlight Museum is open daily, 10.00am - 5.00pm, except for 25th and 26th December and 1st January, when it will be closed. Please be advised that the museum normally closes from 12 noon on 24 December.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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