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British Music Experience

Cunard Building Water Street | Pier Head Entrance, Liverpool L3 1DS, England
+44 151 519 0915
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The British Music Experience is the national museum dedicated to the history of popular music in Britain. State of the art effects and iconic memorabilia will show how rock, pop, dance and other genres were formed and have influenced the last seventy years of British culture.
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Cunard Building Water Street | Pier Head Entrance, Liverpool L3 1DS, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Half decent exhibits but nothing stood out. The kids enjoyed playing the instruments and the dance booth. Don’t bother spending the money on the audio guide-not worth it.

Thank CFA709
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went as part of a family get together, recommended by my brother. The exhibitions and accompanying information were very interesting as were the visual display touch screens. Loved the interactive booths where you could try out guitar, drums, singing as in a recording studio and...More

Thank Anne A
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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Self-guided, audio tour with interactive exhibits, memorabilia, etc. Very interesting and excellent coverage of the past 6+ decades of British music and its impact. Very cool hologram concert by Boy George! Great visit!

Thank JulieWRichardson
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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I love our music, so this was the ultimate experience for us!! It's based in the Albert Docks, opposite the Ferry Port, where the Tourist Information Centre is. It's reasonably priced to enter and they have every decade of music from the...More

Thank Lara C
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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Interesting if you love music. Music through the decades, I enjoyed it, not sure about my 15 year old daughter who didn't have a clue who alot of the exhibits were!! Disappointed nothing from The Jam or Paul Weller, but overall great and staff are...More

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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very interesting museum about the history of British music and not just all about the Beatles. It has original items from famous bands and singers through along with interactive screens and audio guides. There is a show on the big screen in the centre which...More

Thank DYL18
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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love music then you will love the British Music Experience. I would recommend using the audio so you can listen and walk around the venue at your own pace. The staff were also great - extremely helpful and clearly loved their jobs (my...More

Thank jill308
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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First visited the British Music Experience about 10 months ago and this time took some friends along. Couldn't have enjoyed myself more and a special thanks to Martyn (one of the staff members) who once again made the experience so entertaining. Thanks also for the...More

Thank Angie B
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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into music then this is well worth a visit. Housed in the Cunard Building in front of the ferry terminal. Taking you through the ages of British music history, you can see various outfits and other memorabilia and listen to some of...More

Thank ian1811
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Craig M, Supervisor at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your visit, and for your kind words. We’re thrilled that you had such a great time, and appreciate you taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t get me wrong, I definitely didn’t have a bad time, it was mildly interesting. But I went here based on TripAdvisor reviews of 4-5 stars talking about how amazing it is. It would have got a higher rating if I felt the £14 (each!)...More

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Craig M, Supervior at British Music Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit and leaving your review. We are sorry that you didn't find your visit up to expectation. We put our generally excellent reviews down to the content of our exhibits, our amazing stage shows, our Dance the Decades and Gibson interactive...More

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LisaHereAndThere
1 August 2018|
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Response from CatSmith123 | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, You don't need to book for your visit next week, however if you do book in advance you will be entitled to free audio guides when you visit. Feel free to book online, or call our booking office, where one of our... More
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