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U-boat Story

U-Boat Story


View the amazing life on board a real German U-boat at this award-winning attraction. With original film archive and interactive displays you will witness all the dramatic action! U-boat Story tells the story of World War II German submarine U-534. 

You will see into the cross-sectioned submarine and discover its amazing story through a highly interactive and exciting exhibition.

At U-boat Story, you will be able to look into the U-Boat, now in four sections with glass viewing partitions, view its amazing interior and discover its surprisingly well preserved artefacts including a rare Enigma machine. 

Through the exhibition's interactive and audiovisual exhibits you will gain a unigue insight into life on board a submarine during wartime, and the enduring mystery of U-534. 

Make a day of it and take a Mersey Ferry to visit U-boat Story - entry to U-boat Story is now free as part of the Mersey Ferries River Explorer Cruise ticket so you can also enjoy the 50 minute River Explorer cruise with commentary.

Contact Details

Woodside Ferry Terminal
Mersey Ferries
CH41 6DU

Tel: 0151 330 1444

Opening Times

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Weekdays:
Opens 10.30am. Last Admission 4.00pm. Closes 4.30pm

Weekends until Sunday 2nd December:
Opens 10.30am. Last Admission 4pm. Closes 4.30pm

Weekends from Monday 3rd December 2018 - Sunday 10th February 2019
Opens 11.30am. Last Admission 4.40pm. Closes 4pm.

U-boat Story is open every day apart from Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
On Christmas Eve and between Friday 28th December - Monday 31st December U-boat Story will close at 3pm, with last entry at 2.30pm.

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