Friday 14 October 2011

The Beatles Story, Liverpool

The Beatles Story is the must-see attraction which offers visitors a unique insight into the life, times, culture and music of the Fab 4.  You'll be taken on an exciting journey, starting with a look at the childhoods of the Beatles in Liverpool, through to the early days of the band including Hamburg, to world domination and Beatlemania, followed by an in-depth look at their solo careers.
 Hear the story unfold through the enlightening 'Living History' audio guide, available in many different languages, and narrated by John Lennon's sister, Julia.

The Beatles Story is housed over two sites, so once you've experienced the magic of the Beatles at the Albert Dock, head over to our second home, Beatles Story Pier Head, in the Mersey Ferries Terminal, for our Fab4D Experience and world class Special Exhibitions.

Fab 4 Store

With two branches of the Fab4 Store, one on each site, you'll find everything from t-shirts, posters and books to unique gifts and limited edition merchandise.  You can also find the Fab4 Store online

Discovery Zone

The Discovery Zone is a place for the whole family to get interactive.  Using the latest technology you can make your own Merseybeat newspaper, play the giant piano or create your own artwork in the style of John Lennon.  Awarded the Quality Badge by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom.

For school visits and National Curriculum links, download the resource pack by clicking here or call 0151 709 1963.

Fab4D Experience

The Fab4D Experience is an exciting adventure for all the family based at the Beatles Story Pier Head.  In our state-of-the-art theatre, you'll meet a whole host of curious characters as special effects create a spectacular 4D experience, taking you on a groovy trip through the music of the Beatles.

For the BBFC review of the Fab4D experience, click here


Open from 9am -6pm all year year, our unique Beatles-themed Starbucks is the perfect place to relax and refuel before continuing with your journey.  With free internet access, it's also the ideal venue for a business breakfast, lunch or meeting.

Special Exhibitions and Events

Set in unique surroundings, the Beatles Story Pier Head hosts world class Special Exhibitions.  Until October 2013, the Beatles Story, in partnership with Graceland, is presenting the globally significant exhibition, Elvis and Us, exploring how Elvis inspired the Beatles.

And don't miss the 'Hidden Gallery' of unseen Fab4 photos of Paul Berriff!  For more information on this wonderful collection of photographs, click here!

Our Family of Attractions

The Beatles Story, Mersey Ferries, Spaceport, U-Boat Story and Mersey Tunnel Tours are all part of the Merseytravel family.  While you're in Liverpool, why not make time to see another our our attractions.  Find out more at or call 0151 330 1000.

Visitor Information

The Beatles Story is open 7 days a week, all year round (excluding 25/26 December)

Opening Times:
   Summer season - 9am-7pm (last admission 5pm at Albert Dock, 6pm at Pier Head)
   Winter season - 10am-6pm (last admission 5pm at both sites)

For ticket information, please click here.

The Beatles Story is fully accessible for guests with wheelchairs and pushchairs.  Hearing loops and large print guides are available on request and guide dogs are permitted in all areas except the Fab4D Experience.

Large groups are welcome at the Beatles Story but must book in advance to take advantage of our discounted group rates.  For more information, or to book, call us on 0151 709 1963 or click here.

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